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Jordanians spend JD600 million on tobacco annually, report




(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, May 31 (Petra)--Jordanians spend JD602 million on tobacco annually with the average family expenditure reaching JD480, according to a report released by the Department of Statistics (DoS) on the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) which is observed on May 31.

The report said that the highest annual spending on tobacco products in Jordan was in Madaba with an average of JD628 per family, while the lowest percentage was in Maan with JD321.

It said the more members there are in a family, the highest it spends on smoking. Families with 1-2 members spent 2.8 percent of their income on smoking while the ratio reached 4.2 percent for families with 3-4 members.


31/5/2016 - 11:39:15 AM


Jordanians spend JD600 million on tobacco annually, report

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