smoking

Cypriots are the heaviest smokers in Europe

European Commission’s ‘Ex-Smokers are unstoppable’ initiative has conducted a survey which shows that Cypriots are the heaviest smokers in Europe. According to the survey findings the average Cypriot smoker consumes 20.5 cigarettes daily while the EU average is 14.2 per day. Cyprus also ranks 8th in the number of smokers with 30% of its population being regular smokers. Top in that list is Greece with 40% and bottom of the list is Sweeden with 13%.

Part of the initiative is the digital health platform iCoach which is available in 23 languages. iCoach is an online tool to help smokers kick the bad habit. If you are one of them have a look here.