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Smoking Facts -

Adult Smoking prevalence
21.5%
18.7%
16.9%
47912 Adults in are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
11.6%
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
368  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
15.8%
15.6%
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
401.7
359.1
274.8
644 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in
In 708 estimated child disease incidents from exposure to second hand smoke in a year
Cost to
NHS
£11.8m
82,754 estimated NHS appointments due to smoking in
54,298 GP appointments
2,613 Hospital admissions
16,272 Practice nurse consultations
9,571 Outpatient visits
52,704 estimated number of work days lost due to smoking related illness in
Cost to
Businesses
£4.3m
Cost to
£16,8m
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