The Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS) provides us with important information about the changes in smoking status and the amount smoked by Canadians (aged 15 years or older). The survey currently does not include people living in the Yukon, Northwest Territories or Nunavut.
- Smoking rates in 2013 were 15%, which is 4.2 million smokers. This is the lowest national smoking rate ever recorded. In 2012 it was 16%.
- More men smoke than women.
- Smoking rates for youth stayed the same with 11% of young people (15–19 years old) currently smoking in 2013.