KEY FACTS

Population

Cote d’Ivoire has a population of 24,294,750 according to 2017 statistics from the World Bank

Chad and the WHO FCTC

Date of FCTC signature: 24 July 2003

Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 13 August 2010

Date of FCTC entry into force: 11 October 2010

Specific national government objectives in tobacco control: Yes

National agency or technical unit for tobacco control: Yes

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Prevalence of tobacco use

  Youth tobacco useAdult tobacco smokingAdult cigarette smoking
Prevalence (%) Current tobacco useCurrent cigarette smokingCurrent smokersDaily smokersDaily smokersDaily smokers
Male 26.3 20.9 26.2 ----- 24.9 -----
Female10.9 5.71.7 -----0.4 -----
Total 19.113.7 ----- ---------- -----

 Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017

TAXATION
Cote d’Ivoire’s tax policy for tobacco products is not aligned with recommendations of the World Health Organisaton (WHO).

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SMOKE-FREE POLICY
Cote d’Ivoire does not have any legislation or regulation requiring 100% smoke-free places yet funds are dedicated for such a policy

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CESSATION
Cote d’Ivoire has a toll-free smoking quit line/help line. Smoking cessation support is available in some parts of the country.

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HEALTH WARNING

Cote d’Ivoire requires textual health warning on the packs of tobacco products but the surface area to be covered is not specified.

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COORDINATION MECHANISM
Cote d’Ivoire has specific government objectives for tobacco control as well as a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.

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ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP
Cote d’Ivoire has banned tobacco advertising only on national TV. All other forms of advertising, promotion and sponsorship are not banned.

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