KEY FACTS

Population

Equatorial Guinea has a population of 1,267,689 according to 2017 statistics from the World Bank

Congo Democratic Republic and the WHO FCTC

Date of FCTC signature: Not signed

Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): 17 September 2005

Date of FCTC entry into force: 16 December 2005

Specific national government objectives in tobacco control: No

National agency or technical unit for tobacco control: No

Quite-smoking

Prevalence of tobacco use

  Youth tobacco useAdult tobacco smokingAdult cigarette smoking
Prevalence (%) Current tobacco useCurrent cigarette smokingCurrent smokersDaily smokersDaily smokersDaily smokers
Male 25.1 9.9 ---------- ----------
Female 17.33.4 ----- ----- ----- -----
Total 22.1 7.0--------------- -----

 Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017

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

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SMOKE-FREE POLICY
Equatorial Guinea does not have any legislation or regulation requiring 100% smoke-free environments.

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CESSATION
Equatorial Guinea does not have a toll-free smoking quit line/help line. Smoking cessation support is not available in the country.

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HEALTH WARNING
Equatorial Guinea does not have any legislation or regulation requiring health warnings on the packs of cigarettes and other tobacco products.

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COORDINATION MECHANISM
Equatorial Guinea does not have specific government objectives for tobacco control nor a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.

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ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP
Equatorial Guinea does not have any legislation or regulation banning tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.

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