How Many People Die from Smoking Each Year

Statistics for how many people die from smoking each year can be located online. According to the World Health Organization, a person dies from tobacco use every eight seconds. In America alone, smoking causes 440,000 deaths annually.

Fast Facts:

  • On average, smoking reduces a smoker's life by 12 years.
  • According to the American Heart Association, over 47 million Americans smoke cigarettes.
  • Approximately 15 billion cigarettes are sold each day worldwide.