2.4.11. Distribution of population by smoking habits*

(%)

< >
Denomination 2009 2014 2019
Smokes daily Casual smoker Quit smoking Never smoked Smokes daily Casual smoker Quit smoking Never smoked Smokes daily Casual smoker Quit smoking Never smoked
Sex
Men 32.4 4.4 23.0 40.2 31.6 1.9 22.1 44.5 27.3 2.7 22.2 47.8
Women 22.3 4.5 14.1 59.2 20.8 1.5 15.3 62.4 22.0 1.9 14.3 61.7
Age group, years
15–17 16.7 8.6 3.9 70.7 16.8 1.2 0.3 81.7 9.4 5.7 84.9
18–34 31.0 8.2 12.6 48.1 32.0 3.2 11.0 53.8 31.1 5.1 10.1 53.7
35–64 32.5 3.3 20.8 43.5 29.5 1.4 21.0 48.0 28.4 1.5 18.9 51.2
65– 9.6 1.3 22.1 66.9 10.8 0.4 24.1 64.7 11.9 0.6 26.9 60.6
Educational attainment
Maximum 8 grades of primary education 27.8 3.7 12.3 56.3 29.2 0.9 12.4 57.5 31.5 2.2 10.0 56.3
Without G. C. E 36.3 3.3 21.9 38.5 34.2 1.4 22.1 42.2 34.5 1.5 23.2 40.7
G. C. E 24.7 6.0 19.6 49.7 24.6 2.2 19.0 54.2 23.1 2.1 19.3 55.5
Tertiary education 14.4 4.3 20.2 61.2 12.7 2.1 19.8 65.5 11.3 3.5 18.3 66.9
Region
Budapest .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 17.1 2.9 19.1 60.9
Pest .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. 22.2 2.3 17.1 58.4
Central Hungary 27.0 5.6 17.9 49.5 23.7 2.7 20.2 53.4 .. .. .. ..
Central Transdanubia 24.4 4.0 19.5 52.2 22.8 1.9 20.0 55.3 24.9 1.6 17.2 56.3
Western Transdanubia 25.5 3.7 19.6 51.2 19.9 0.9 17.7 61.5 22.7 1.7 18.7 56.9
Southern Transdanubia 34.5 3.7 20.1 41.7 27.3 2.1 20.2 50.5 27.1 2.3 18.6 52.0
Northern Hungary 29.0 3.8 16.5 50.7 35.4 1.0 18.6 44.9 30.7 2.3 19.2 47.8
Northern Great Plain 25.6 3.3 18.8 52.3 29.0 0.9 15.7 54.4 30.1 2.3 16.1 51.5
Southern Great Plain 24.7 5.2 16.8 53.3 24.6 0.8 15.7 58.9 24.6 2.6 18.5 54.3
Altogether 27.0 4.4 18.3 50.3 25.8 1.7 18.5 54.0 24.5 2.3 18.0 55.2
*Source: European Health Interview Survey 2009, 2014, 2019.  Preliminary data 

© Hungarian Central Statistical Office, 2011