KEY FACTS

Population

South Sudan has a population of 10,975,920 according to 2018 statistics from the World Bank

South Sudan and the WHO FCTC

Date of FCTC signature: Not signed

Date of FCTC ratification (or legal equivalent): Not ratified

Date of FCTC entry into force:

Prevalence of tobacco use

  Youth tobacco useAdult tobacco smokingAdult cigarette smoking
Prevalence (%) Current tobacco useCurrent cigarette smokingCurrent smokersDaily smokersDaily smokersDaily smokers
Male15.89.211.79.5----------
Female 8.64.51.20.8----------
Total11.56.5 6.04.8----------

Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017

TAXATION

South Sudan’s tax policy for tobacco products is not aligned with recommendations of the World Health Organisaton (WHO).
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SMOKE-FREE POLICY

South Sudan does not have legislation or regulation requiring 100% smoke-free public places. Smoking is not regulated in the country.
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CESSATION

South Sudan 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

South Sudan does not have any legislation or regulation requiring health warnings on the packs of tobacco products.
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COORDINATION MECHANISM

It is not known whether South Sudan has specific government objectives for tobacco control or a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.
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ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP

South Sudan does not have any legislation or regulation banning the advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products.
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