Research and analysis

Smoking prevalence in young adults aged 18 to 34 years

Detailed ad-hoc analysis of smoking prevalence, calculated from the Annual Population Survey.


Smoking prevalence in young adults aged 18 to 34 years

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This document shows trends in smoking prevalence calculated from the Annual Population Survey for young adults age 18 to 34 years, by sex and region.

Further breakdowns of smoking prevalence by deprivation decile (England only) and socio-economic status (for England and each region) are included for the White ethnic group.

The document accompanies PHE’s official statistics on smoking prevalence.

Further information on smoking prevalence data is provided by the Local Tobacco Control Profiles.

Published 31 January 2019
Last updated 7 July 2020 + show all updates
  1. A revised spreadsheet has been added.

  2. Added the latest data.

  3. First published.