In which countries are people kicking the habit? Are women doing better than men? And what about Switzerland, home to the tobacco industry? Here is a visual summary of the data from a new World Health Organization (WHO) report on smoking trends.
According to the Geneva-based United Nations health agency, globally one in five people over the age of 15 was a regular smoker in 2016. Over 24 million children aged 13-15 smoke cigarettes, WHO said in a reportexternal link released on Thursday to mark World No Tobacco Dayexternal link. Scroll over the chart for details.