Table 2

Assumed price elasticity of demand for cigarettes by income quintile and age group

Income quintileAge <20
years
Age 20–24
years
Age 25–29
years
Age 30–34
years
Age >35
years
1 (poorest)−1.22−1.08−0.92−0.77−0.61
2−1.06−0.92−0.79−0.66−0.53
3−0.88−0.77−0.66−0.55−0.44
4−0.70−0.61−0.53−0.44−0.35
5 (richest)−0.52−0.46−0.40−0.33−0.26