2.5 Industry sales figures as estimates for consumption

Last updated: April 2019 

Suggested citation: Scollo, MM & Bayly, M. 2.5 Industry sales figures as estimates for consumption. In Scollo, MM and Winstanley, MH [editors]. Tobacco in Australia: Facts and issues. Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria; 2019. Available from: http://www.tobaccoinaustralia.org.au/chapter-2-consumption/2-5-industry-sales-figures-as-estimates-for-consum

Data provided by tobacco companies to various market research companies and compiled by international research agencies such as Euromonitor International1 and specialist tobacco research group, ERC Statistics International Plc2 are available on subscription or for purchase also provide information relevant to estimates of consumption tobacco products in Australia. 

Data from Euromonitor on the value of sales for 2016 and 2017 are included in Table 2.5.1.1

Table 2.5.1
Value of retail sales of tobacco products, Australia, 2016 to 2017 ($ million)

Source: Provided by Euromonitor International, 2019. http://www.euromonitor.com/tobacco

Note: Euromonitor International information is produced using ‘official statistics, trade associations, trade press, company research, store checks, trade interview and Euromonitor International estimates’ 

*Includes roll-your-own and pipe tobacco 

 

Table 2.5.2 shows data from Euromonitor on the number of cigarette sticks sold over the same period.

Table 2.5.2
Cigarettes (millions of sticks) sold in Australia, 2016 to 2017

Source: Provided by Euromonitor International, 2019.  http://www.euromonitor.com/tobacco  

Note: Euromonitor International information is produced using ‘official statistics, trade associations, trade press, company research, store checks, trade interview and Euromonitor International estimates’ 

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References

1. Euromonitor International. Tobacco in Australia - 2016 and 2017. London: Euromonitor International, 2019. Available from: http://www.euromonitor.com/tobacco.

2. ERC Statistics International Plc. Tobacco market reports. London: ERC Statistics International Plc, 2011. Last update: Viewed Available from: http://www.erc-world.com/tob.html.

 

 

 

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