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Smoking Facts - Sunderland

Adult Smoking prevalence
Sunderland
21.5%
North East
18.7%
England
16.9%
47912 Adults in Sunderland are smokers
Current smoking prevalence amongst 15 year olds
Sunderland
11.6%
England
8.2%
Estimated number of
15-year olds smoking
 
368  
% of pregnant women recorded as smoking at time of delivery
Sunderland
15.8%
North East
15.6%
England
10.2%
Directly standardised rate of adults (35+) per 100,000 people who die from a smoking-related disease each year
Sunderland
401.7
North East
359.1
England
274.8
644 people (35+) die from a smoking-related disease each year in Sunderland
In Sunderland 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 Sunderland
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 Sunderland
Cost to
Businesses
£4.3m
Cost to
Sunderland
£16,8m
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