Tobacco data and stats

Statistical publications and data sets on tobacco and smoking.


  • Published 02 May 2009
    The New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey (NZTUS) measures self-reported smoking behaviours, including consumption, addiction, quitting, second-hand smoke exposure, and knowledge and attitudes among the usually resident New Zealand population living in permanent private dwellings.
  • Published 02 May 2009
    This report provides an overview of current smoking and tobacco consumption among New Zealanders over time, and presents some data from the 2008 New Zealand Tobacco Use Survey, including current smoking by age, ethnic group and neighbourhood deprivation, and smoking in youth aged 15 to 19 years.
  • Published 02 May 2008
    Smoking is a leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in New Zealand and is a major contributor to health inequalities. The need for collecting accurate and consistent information on the prevalence of smoking is important in order to describe and monitor the burden of tobacco use in the New Zealand population along with responses to a changing tobacco control environment.
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