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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
17.4%
18.7%
16.9%
20789 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
9.1%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
155  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
18.7%
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
391.3
359.1
274.8
346 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 378 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£6.3m
36,549 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
23,716 GP appointments
1,582 Hospital admissions
7,073 Practice nurse consultations
4,178 Outpatient visits
22,864 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£1.9m
Cost to
£8.4m
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