Table 3

Summary findings for the distributional health and financial consequences of increased tobacco taxes among Colombia’s current urban population, across income quintiles, over 20 years

OutcomeTotalIncome quintile IIncome quintile IIIncome quintile IIIIncome quintile IVIncome quintile V
Years of life gained*191 000
(2900)
49 000 [26%]
(700)
46 000 [24%]
(700)
42 000 [22%]
(600)
31 000 [16%]
(500)
23 000 [12%]
(400)
Change in annual tax revenues†
 In year 1701 00075 000 [11%]122 000 [17%]150 000 [21%]153 000 [22%]201 000 [29%]
 In year 10787 00086 000 [11%]139 000 [18%]169 000 [22%]171 000 [22%]221 000 [28%]
 In year 201 258 000145 000 [12%]233 000 [19%]277 000 [22%]270 000 [21%]332 000 [26%]
Change in annual household expenditure on cigarettes†
 In year 1659 00060 000 [9%]106 000 [16%]139 000 [21%]149 000 [23%]204 000 [31%]
 In year 10720 00064 000 [9%]116 000 [16%]153 000 [21%]165 000 [23%]223 000 [31%]
 In year 201 046 00083 000 [8%]166 000 [16%]227 000 [22%]245 000 [23%]325 000 [31%]
  • The distribution of outcomes across income quintiles is provided in brackets.

  • * Estimates over ten years are provided in parentheses.

  • †In COP$ million.

  • COP, Colombian pesos.