Table 1

Summary statistics for number of smokers and cigarette-tax revenue, gap sizes in baseline model, 2013–2019

Number of smokers (male)519 684429 053
Number of smokers (female)89 94578 505
Total tax revenue from cigarettes in million in Sierra Leone16 53739 342*
Cigarette ‘Gap’ in per cent of the whole market42.6725.92
  • Source, authors calculation based on Sierra Leone Demographic and Health Survey 2013 and 2019 and NRA data.

  • *Deflated to 2013 terms for comparability. The procedure for obtaining both 2013 and 2019 tax revenue is reported in online supplemental appendix 1.