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 use||Adult tobacco smoking||Adult cigarette smoking|
|Prevalence (%)||Current tobacco use||Current cigarette smoking||Current smokers||Daily smokers||Daily smokers||Daily smokers|
Source: WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2017
South Sudan’s tax policy for tobacco products is not aligned with recommendations of the World Health Organisaton (WHO).
South Sudan does not have legislation or regulation requiring 100% smoke-free public places. Smoking is not regulated in the country.
It is not known whether South Sudan has specific government objectives for tobacco control or a national tobacco control technical unit or agency.
ADVERTISING, PROMOTION, SPONSORSHIP
South Sudan does not have any legislation or regulation banning the advertising, promotion and sponsorship of tobacco products.