Table 2

Number of countries that have ratified the FCTC, 2008–2016

Africa (AFRO)3640404343
Americas (AMRO)2628293030
Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO)1719191919
Europe (EURO)4446495050
South-East Asia (SEARO)1010101010
Western Pacific (WPRO)2727272727
  • Source, constructed based on the FCTC ratification status listed in the United Nations Treaty Section.

  • All countries who had ratified the FCTC by the relevant year are included in the sample.

  • FCTC, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.