World Cigarettes Nigeria

By 2011, legitimate consumption was estimated to have reached 20 billion pieces, with non-duty paid sales adding a further 4.5 billion pieces, to give a total market of 24.5 billion pieces..Because of social and political disturbances during 2012, per capita sales fell to 100 pieces with a further fall to 95 pieces forecasts for 2013The situation in 2012 was disappointing for the sector with a combination of political and social unrest, especially in the north, depressing sales. Volumes fell by an estimated 15% to end the year at 17 billion pieces. Forecasts for 2013 are for a further, slight fall in salesto 16.5 billion pieces.


"World Cigarettes Nigeria” report is a qualitative report providing extensive and highly detailed consumption data on the Cigarettes industry in Nigeria.

This report is the result of ERC’s extensive market research covering Cigarettes across Nigeria. The report provides consumption data based upon a unique combination of industry research, fieldwork, market sizing work and our in-house expertise in the Cigarettes Industry in order to offer extensive data about the trends and dynamics affecting the Cigarettes industry.

This report is aimed at companies operating in the Cigarettes industry and for new companies considering entry into Cigarettes industry.

This report provides detailed data of the manufacturers operating in the Cigarettes industry in Nigeria.

This report also provides market size of the Cigarettes industry in Nigeria along with other data relating to the regulations, retail price, smoking population, production & trade and forecast data.

Reasons to buy

Cigarettes companies require a detailed understanding of Cigarettes consumption in order to align their sales and marketing efforts with the latest trends in the market. This report clarifies in detail, by region and company, where the growth opportunities are in Cigarettes industry to enable effective marketing plan

As consumers’ product demands evolve, the dynamics between different countries also change – favoring some countries and leaving others increasingly out of line with demand patterns. As a result, understanding the shifting market dynamics is key to ensuring maximum sales in the future

The differing growth rates in overall regional product sales drive fundamental shifts in the market. This report provides detailed, authoritative data on these changes for marketers

The report provides the latest data on market dynamics in the Cigarettes industry across Nigeria, providing marketers with essential data in order to understand their own position in the market and to identify where to compete in the future.

Companies mentioned

British American Tobacco (Nigeria) Ltd, International Tobacco Company Ltd

Table of Contents


Market Size

Duty Paid Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2013

Duty Paid & Non-Duty Paid Cigarette Consumption, 1990-2012

Duty Paid Per Capita Consumption, 1990-2013

Market Structure

Cigarette Market by Pack Type, 2000-2008

Manufacturers & Brands

Manufacturer Sales & Shares, 2000-2013

Taxation & Retail Prices


Retail Prices

Brands by Category

Price Index (Alcohol & Tobacco), 2009-2013

The Smoking Population

Smoking Population, 1990-2012

Production & Trade


Cigarette Production, 1990-2012


Cigarette Imports, 1990-2012

Imports by Country of Origin, 2003-2012


Exports by Country of Destination, 2008-2012

Operating Constraints

Advertising Restrictions

Health Warnings

Other Restrictions

Company Profiles

British American Tobacco (Nigeria) Ltd

International Tobacco Company Ltd

Prospects & Forecasts

Consumption Forecasts to 2022

List of Tables


List of Figures



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