East Dunbartonshire Information Line
East Dunbartonshire Information Line

New figures suggest young people less likely to smoke

Recent figures show a decline in all age groups of people who smoke with the largest decrease coming in younger age brackets. This success has been accredited to effective legislation and policy in the years following 1974, when records officially began.

There are still concerns that these development could be affected by new forms of smoking such as vaping.

You can read the full report on the BBC website here.


Source: UK Annual Population Survey – Office for National Statistics