Cigarettes in Tanzania, 2020

Cigarettes in Tanzania, 2020 is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the tobacco market in Tanzania. It covers market size and structure along with per capita and overall consumption. Additionally, it focuses on brand data, retail pricing, prospects, and forecasts for sales and consumption until 2030.

In Tanzania, sales were forecasted at 6,100 million pieces in 2019.Per capita consumption stood at a forecasted 107 pieces per person in 2017, down 17.7% on 1990 levels.The market is supplied by the Tanzania Cigarette Company (TCC), which was acquired by Japan Tobacco International (JTI) .Forecasts suggest further growth, with overall consumption rising to 8,475 million pieces by 2030, which is a rise of 35.8 % on 2020 levels.


– Cigarette consumption in Tanzania has been erratic on an annual basis. Sales were forecasted at 6,100 million pieces in 2019 and have been boosted recently by progress in controlling the non-duty paid sector.

– GlobalData believes that Tanzania's smoking population was in the region of two million in 2019, which equates to a smoking prevalence rate of 7.2% overall. Men accounted for 91.6% of smokers in 2019.

– In 2018 there was 7.8% output rise at 8,000 million pieces. Imports stood at 45 million pieces in 2018 and exports at 808 million pieces.

Reasons to buy

– Get a detailed understanding of consumption to align your sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market.

– Identify the areas of growth and opportunities, which will aid effective marketing planning.

– The differing growth rates in regional product sales drive fundamental shifts in the market.

– This report provides detailed, authoritative data on these changes – prime intelligence for marketers.

– Understand the market dynamics and essential data to benchmark your position and to identify where to compete in the future.

Companies mentioned

Tanzanian Cigarette Company

Rothmans International

Japan Tobacco International

British American Tobacco

Philip Morris Internatonal

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Figures

1. Overview

2. Market Size

3. Market Structure

4. Manufacturers & Brands

5. Taxation & Retail

5.1. Taxation

5.2. Retail Prices

6. The Smoking Population

7. Production &Trade

7.1. Production

7.2. Imports

7.3. Exports

8. Operating constraints

8.1. Advertising Restrictions

8.2. Health Warnings

8.3. Government Restrictions

9. Company Profiles

10. Prospects & Forecasts

11. Appendix

11.1. What is this Report About?

11.2. Time Frame

11.3. Product Category Coverage

11.4. Methodology

11.5. About GlobalData

11.6. Disclaimer

11.7. Contact Us

List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 2: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 3: Market Structure: Domestic vs. Imported, 2008-2018, Million Pieces

Table 4: Market Structure: Domestic vs. Imported, 2008-2018, % of Total

Table 5: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000-2019, Million Pieces

Table 6: Manufacturer Sales & Market Share, 2000-2019, % of Total

Table 7: Brand Positioning, 2018

Table 8: Summary of Cigarettes Taxes, April 2020

Table 9: Annual Prices (Dar Es Salam), 2011-2015 (TSh/pack)

Table 10: Annual Average Inflation (Alcohol & Tobacco), Mainland Tanzania, 2010-2016

Table 11: Smoking Population, 1990-2019

Table 12: Smoking Population, by gender , product and frequency, %

Table 13: Men: Average Daily Cigarette Smoking by Age, Region, Education & Income, 2010, Number of Cigarettes in the Past 24 Hours

Table 14: Cigarette Production, 1990-2018, Million Pieces

Table 15: Cigarette Imports, 1995-2018, Million Pieces

Table 16: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2008-2018, Million Pieces

Table 17: Cigarette Imports by Country of Origin, 2008-2018, %

Table 18: Cigarette Exports, 1990-2018, Million Pieces

Table 19: Exports by Country of Destination, 2008-2018, Million Pieces

Table 20: Exports by Country of Destination, 2008-2018, %

Table 21: Tanzania Cigarette Company Ltd

Table 22: Consumption Forecasts, 2020-2030, Million Pieces

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

Figure 2: GlobalData at a glance


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