# How much does smoking cost per year?

## How much does smoking cost per year?

Intangible costs of smoking – including lost quality of life from living with a serious illness – are estimated to be almost \$118 billion per year.

## How much does a pack of smokes cost in Australia?

7 8 Currently, Australia has one of the highest prices for tobacco, around \$A22 per pack of cigarettes (this is equivalent to around US\$17), and this is expected to rise to up to \$A40 per pack by 2020.

## How do you calculate smoking per year?

It is calculated by multiplying the number of packs of cigarettes smoked per day by the number of years the person has smoked. For example, 1 pack year is equal to smoking 1 pack per day for 1 year, or 2 packs per day for half a year, and so on.

## How much is a packet of 20 cigarettes in Australia?

Here are the latest cigarette prices in Australia: a packet of 20 cigarettes costs \$23.86. a packet of 25 cigarettes costs \$29.48. a packet of 30 cigarettes costs \$38.11.

## How much does smoking cost?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the average cost of a pack of cigarettes is \$6.28, which means a pack-a-day habit sets you back \$188 per month or \$2,292 per year. Ten years of smoking comes with a \$22,920 price tag. But depending on where you live, you could be paying much more.

## How do you calculate cigarette?

It is calculated by multiplying the number of packs of cigarettes smoked per day by the number of years the person has smoked. For example, 1 pack-year is equal to smoking 20 cigarettes (1 pack) per day for 1 year, or 40 cigarettes per day for half a year, and so on.

## How do you calculate smoking history?

Determine the number of total years the person has smoked. Multiply the number of packs per day by the number of years they’ve smoked. For example, if John Doe has smoked two packs per day for 30 years, his pack year history would be 60 pack years.