Cigarettes in Greece, 2020

Cigarettes in Greece, 2020 is an analytical report by GlobalData that provides extensive and highly detailed current and future market trends in the tobacco market in Greece. 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.

Greece was one of the fastest-growing cigarette markets in the 1990s, with expansion continuing for much of the early part of the 2000s. However, the market is no longer growing, suffering successive annual declines in sales since 2005. In 2019, volumes forecast to 12,500 million pieces, which is 43.3% of sales in 1990.


– In Greece domestically produced cigarettes accounted for a reduced 38.3% of total volumes in 2017 and 6.2% in 2018 based on reported imports.

– GlobalData estimates that in 2019 there were 2.21 million regular adult smokers in Greece, of which 1.36 million (61.4%) were males and 946,000 (38.6%) were females. As of 2019, an estimated 31.5% of adult men were smokers, compared to 18.5% of women to give an overall incidence of 24.8%.

– Forecasts for the Greek market are for afurther fall in sales, down to 9,130 million pieces in 2030 or 75.1% of 2020 levels. Per capita consumption is forecast at 894 pieces in 2030, down 21.9% on 2020 levels.

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

Philip Morris International


Japan Tobacco International

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 Prices

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. Other 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: Duty Paid vs. Non-Duty Paid Sales, 2006-2019

Table 3: Cigarette Tobacco Volumes, 2008-2019

Table 4: Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2019

Table 5: Retail Sales Value & Per Capita Expenditure on Cigarettes, 1990-2019

Table 6: Market Breakdown: Domestic vs. Imported Products, 2008-2018, Million Pieces

Table 7: Market Breakdown: Domestic vs. Imported Products, 2008-2018, % of Total

Table 8: Market Breakdown: Plain vs. Filter Cigarettes, 2000-2013, Billion Pieces

Table 9: Market Breakdown: Plain vs. Filter Cigarettes, 2000-2013, % of Total

Table 10: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, Billion Pieces, 2000-2019

Table 11: Manufacturer Sales & Market Shares, % of Total, 2000-2019

Table12: Brand Family Shares, 2000-2016, % Volume

Table 13: Structure of Taxation on Cigarettes, 1990-2019

Table 14: EU Countries, Retail Price & Tax Incidence Comparison, Cigarettes, 2019

Table 15: Retail Price Trends, 1990-2019

Table 16: Companies & Main Brands – Volume market share; Price Per 2019

Table 17: Smoking Population, 1990-2019

Table 18: Smoking Frequency by Age Group, 2009, % of Total

Table 19:Cigarette Production, 1990-2018

Table 20: Cigarette Imports, 1990-2019

Table21: Imports by Country of Origin, Million Pieces, 2009-2019

Table 22: Imports by Country of Origin, % Breakdown, 2009-2019

Table 23: Exports of Cigarettes, 1990-2019

Table24: Exports by Country of Destination, Million Pieces, 2009-2019

Table25: Exports of Cigarettes by Country of Destination, 2009-2019, % of Total

Table 26: Company profile: Philip Morris Hellas

Table 27: Company profile: Karelia Tobacco Company SA

Table 28: Company profile: SEKAP/JTI Hellas SA

Table 29: Consumption Forecasts to 2030

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: Methodology

Figure 2: Global Data at a glance


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