Cost of Smoking and Tobacco
• The cost of a pack of cigarettes averages
around $5.00, including taxes. A pack-a-day
smoker burns through about $31.50 per week,
or $1,638 per year. A 3 pack-a-day smoker
spends nearly $5,000 a year on cigarettes.
• Over a lifetime, the cost of cigarettes alone
can add up to over $200,000, not
the other costs that go along with smoking.
• Smokers pay more for insurance. They lose
money on the resale
of their cars and homes.
They spend extra
on dry cleaning and