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According to the latest results from the Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey (CTUMS), for data collected between February and December 2002, an estimated 5.4 million people, representing roughly 21% of the population aged 15 years and older, were current smokers, of which 18% reported smoking daily. This is a slight decrease from the 2001 rate (22%). Approximately 23% of men aged 15 years and older were current smokers, slightly higher than the proportion of women (20%).
Results for the First-half (February to June)