Average Price Of Cigarettes In South Africa

What is Cigarettes?

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A cigarette is a narrow cylinder containing burnable material, typically tobacco, that is rolled into thin paper for smoking. The cigarette is ignited at one end, causing it to smolder; the resulting smoke is orally inhaled via the opposite end. Cigarette smoking is the most common method of tobacco consumption.

Average Price Of Cigarettes In South Africa

average price of cigarettes is almost R31 per 20-pack (Table 2). Packs with 10 cigarettes are the most expensive at R38. 20 per 20-pack equivalent, followed by single sticks at R37.

How much is a single cigarette in South Africa?

In total, 71.1% reported only purchasing legal cigarettes, whereas 27.4% reported purchasing both legal and illicitly traded cigarettes and 1.5% reported exclusively purchasing illicitly traded cigarettes. Participants reported paying an average of ZAR 2.20 for single cigarettes and ZAR 26.6.

Are cigarettes cheap in South Africa?

Cigarettes are approximately R34 a packet, cheaper if you buy from supermarkets or street vendors. Yes, there is a duty free at the airport.

How much is a packet of 20 cigarettes in South Africa?

average price of cigarettes is almost R31 per 20-pack (Table 2). Packs with 10 cigarettes are the most expensive at R38. 20 per 20-pack equivalent, followed by single sticks at R37.

How many cartons of cigarettes are in a box in South Africa?

Cigarette packaging: A cigarette pack frequently contains 20 cigarettes, cartons have 10 packs or 200 cigarettes, and master cases 50 cartons or 10,000 cigarettes.

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