Figure 6: Proportion of smokers who have quit, all persons aged 16 and over
Great Britain, 1974 to 2017
Source: Opinions and Lifestyle Survey; General Lifestyle Survey; General Household Survey - Office for National Statistics
- The proportion of cigarette smokers who have quit is the proportion of all those who said that they have smoked cigarettes regularly, who do not currently smoke.
- Data are weighted from 2000 onwards.
- Data on cigarette use were collected on a 2-year basis prior to 2000.
- Information on the changes in legislation and government policy can be found on the action on smoking and health website (ASH).
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