Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey (CTNS): 2020 detailed tables

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Table 1: Smoking status, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender
Age
group
(years)
Population
estimate
('000)
Current
smoking
(%)
Daily
smoking
(%)
Occasional
smoking
(%)
Former
smoking
(%)
Never
smoking
(%)
All Genders All age
groups
31,281 10.3
[9.5-11.2]
8.0
[7.2-8.7]
2.4
[1.9-2.8]
24.8
[23.6-26.0]
64.9
[63.6-66.3]
Men 15,458 12.1
[10.7-13.4]
9.1
[7.9-10.3]
3.0
[2.3-3.6]
26.6
[24.9-28.4]
61.3
[59.4-63.2]
Women 15,819 8.6
[7.5-9.7]
6.9
[5.9-7.9]
1.8
[1.2-2.3]
22.9
[21.3-24.5]
68.4
[66.7-70.2]
All
Genders
15-19 2,017 3.1Footnote *
[2.0-4.3]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 95.2
[93.8-96.6]
20-24 2,391 8.4
[6.7-10.1]
4.9
[3.5-6.3]
3.5Footnote
[2.4-4.6]
5.6
[4.2-7.0]
86.0
[83.8-88.1]
25+ 26,872 11.0
[10.0-12.0]
8.8
[7.9-9.7]
2.3
[1.8-2.7]
28.2
[26.8-29.6]
60.8
[59.2-62.3]
25-44 10,325 10.5Footnote
[8.7-12.3]
7.1
[5.5-8.6]
3.4
[2.5-4.4]
18.8
[16.7-20.9]
70.7
[68.1-73.2]
45+ 16,547 11.4
[10.2-12.6]
9.8
[8.7-10.9]
1.5Footnote
[1.1-2.0]
34.0
[32.3-35.8]
54.6
[52.7-56.5]
Men 15-19 1,034 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 94.1
[92.0-96.1]
20-24 1,234 12.3
[9.4-15.2]
6.9Footnote *
[4.6-9.2]
5.4Footnote *
[3.5-7.3]
7.0
[4.9-9.2]
80.7
[77.3-84.1]
25+ 13,190 12.7
[11.1-14.2]
9.9
[8.5-11.3]
2.8
[2.0-3.5]
30.4
[28.4-32.4]
56.9
[54.7-59.1]
25-44 5,170 12.5Footnote
[9.7-15.3]
8.3
[5.8-10.7]
4.2Footnote *
[2.7-5.8]
20.4
[17.3-23.4]
67.1
[63.4-70.8]
45+ 8,021 12.8
[11.0-14.5]
11.0
[9.3-12.6]
Footnote # 36.9
[34.2-39.5]
50.4
[47.6-53.1]
Women 15-19 980 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 96.6
[94.7-98.4]
20-24 1,157 4.3Footnote *
[2.5-6.1]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 91.6
[89.2-94.0]
25+ 13,682 9.5Footnote
[8.2-10.7]
7.7
[6.5-8.8]
1.8
[1.2-2.4]
26.1
[24.2-27.9]
64.5Footnote
[62.4-66.5]
25-44 5,156 8.5Footnote
[6.3-10.6]
5.8
[4.0-7.7]
Footnote # 17.3
[14.4-20.2]
74.2
[70.8-77.7]
45+ 8,526 10.0
[8.5-11.6]
8.8
[7.3-10.2]
Footnote # 31.4
[29.0-33.7]
58.6
[56.0-61.1]

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 1 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 1 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 1 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

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Table 1 Note↓

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

Table 2: Smoking status, by province and age group, 2020
Age
group
(years)
Canada
(%)
NL
(%)
PE
(%)
NS
(%)
NB
(%)
QC
(%)
ON
(%)
MB
(%)
SK
(%)
AB
(%)
BC
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 2 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 2 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 2 Note ↑

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Table 2 Note↓

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

Current smoking
Total 10.3
[9.5-11.2]
14.8Footnote *
[9.6-19.9]
11.6Footnote *
[7.0-16.2]
13.7
[9.7-17.7]
9.7Footnote *
[6.2-13.2]
12.2
[10.2-14.3]
9.9
[8.5-11.3]
13.0
[8.9-17.1]
11.2Footnote *
[7.3-15.0]
8.9
[6.1-11.7]
7.7
[5.8-9.5]
15-19 3.1Footnote *
[2.0-4.3]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 8.4
[6.7-10.1]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 11.0
[10.0-12.0]
Footnote # Footnote # 14.8
[10.2-19.3]
9.8Footnote *
[6.0-13.6]
13.1
[10.8-15.4]
10.7
[9.1-12.3]
13.6Footnote *
[8.9-18.3]
12.1Footnote *
[7.7-16.5]
9.3Footnote *
[6.1-12.5]
7.9
[5.8-10.0]
25-44 10.5Footnote
[8.7-12.3]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 13.9
[9.5-18.2]
10.3
[7.5-13.0]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
45+ 11.4
[10.2-12.6]
Footnote # Footnote # 15.1Footnote *
[9.6-20.5]
13.0Footnote *
[7.7-18.3]
12.7
[10.0-15.3]
11.0
[9.1-12.9]
Footnote # Footnote # 9.8Footnote *
[6.4-13.2]
9.6
[6.7-12.6]
Former smoking
Total 24.8
[23.6-26.0]
26.4
[19.9-32.8]
27.3
[21.1-33.5]
28.1
[22.6-33.5]
34.2
[27.6-40.7]
27.6
[24.8-30.3]
22.0
[20.0-23.9]
24.9
[20.2-29.5]
27.6
[22.5-32.8]
24.5Footnote
[20.9-28.0]
25.5Footnote
[22.3-28.7]
15-19 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 5.6
[4.2-7.0]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 28.2
[26.8-29.6]
29.4
[22.1-36.8]
30.6
[23.5-37.8]
31.5Footnote
[25.2-37.8]
38.1
[30.7-45.6]
31.0
[27.9-34.2]
25.2
[22.9-27.4]
28.6
[23.1-34.0]
31.7
[25.7-37.7]
27.8
[23.7-31.9]
29.3
[25.6-32.9]
25-44 18.8
[16.7-20.9]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 18.2
[13.5-22.8]
17.7
[14.2-21.2]
Footnote # Footnote # 21.5Footnote
[15.5-27.5]
20.5Footnote
[14.5-26.5]
45+ 34.0
[32.3-35.8]
30.6
[22.2-38.9]
36.0
[26.8-45.1]
35.6
[27.6-43.7]
45.6
[36.3-54.8]
38.5Footnote
[34.5-42.5]
29.9
[27.0-32.8]
37.4
[30.2-44.5]
43.3
[34.9-51.7]
32.8
[27.3-38.4]
34.5Footnote
[29.8-39.2]
Never smoking
Total 64.9
[63.6-66.3]
58.9
[51.8-66.0]
61.1
[54.2-68.0]
58.3
[52.4-64.2]
56.1
[49.6-62.7]
60.2
[57.2-63.2]
68.1
[66.0-70.3]
62.1
[56.8-67.4]
61.2
[55.6-66.8]
66.6
[62.7-70.5]
66.8
[63.5-70.1]
15-19 95.2
[93.8-96.6]
90.5Footnote
[81.6-99.3]
97.0
[90.9-103.1]
95.8
[89.8-101.7]
93.6
[87.2-100.0]
94.7
[91.0-98.5]
96.4
[94.6-98.2]
97.2
[93.1-101.2]
97.9
[93.8-102.0]
93.2
[88.3-98.0]
93.3
[88.7-97.8]
20-24 86.0
[83.8-88.1]
Footnote # 76.7
[62.7-90.6]
77.9
[67.0-88.7]
76.5Footnote
[64.4-88.6]
87.9
[83.1-92.7]
86.8
[83.2-90.4]
74.7
[62.3-87.1]
83.0
[72.3-93.7]
85.7
[79.4-92.0]
89.1
[83.8-94.3]
25+ 60.8
[59.2-62.3]
56.1
[48.1-64.1]
57.1
[49.2-65.0]
53.7
[46.9-60.6]
52.1
[44.7-59.4]
55.8
[52.4-59.2]
64.1
[61.6-66.6]
57.8
[51.7-63.9]
56.2
[49.7-62.6]
62.9
[58.3-67.4]
62.8
[59.0-66.6]
25-44 70.7
[68.1-73.2]
58.7
[42.4-75.0]
66.5Footnote
[51.3-81.6]
62.5Footnote
[50.7-74.3]
75.2
[61.3-89.1]
67.9
[62.2-73.7]
72.0
[67.8-76.2]
69.3
[59.0-79.5]
71.7
[60.9-82.6]
69.7
[62.3-77.1]
74.4
[68.0-80.7]
45+ 54.6
[52.7-56.5]
54.9
[45.7-64.1]
52.3
[43.0-61.7]
49.3
[41.1-57.5]
41.4
[32.4-50.5]
48.8
[44.7-53.0]
59.1
[56.0-62.2]
50.1
[42.5-57.7]
45.3
[37.3-53.4]
57.4
[51.5-63.2]
55.9
[50.9-60.8]
Table 3: Number of times attempted to quit smoking in the past 12 months among people who smoke daily, by age group, 2020
Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Zero
(%)
One time
(%)
Two to three times
(%)
Four or more times
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 3 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 3 Note #

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All ages 2,469 61.0
[55.7-66.3]
11.8
[8.5-15.2]
19.0
[14.9-23.1]
8.1Footnote *
[5.3-10.9]
15-19 16 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 118 54.9
[40.5-69.2]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 2,335 61.4
[55.8-66.9]
12.0
[8.5-15.5]
18.7
[14.4-23.0]
8.0Footnote *
[5.1-10.9]
25-44 720 60.2
[48.8-71.6]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
45+ 1,615 61.9
[55.8-68.0]
13.7Footnote *
[9.2-18.2]
16.3
[12.0-20.6]
8.2Footnote *
[4.7-11.6]
Table 4: Quit methods used by people who recently quitFootnote 1 and people who currently smoke who made a quit attempt in the past 12 months, by age group, 2020
Age group (years) Switched to vaping
(%)
Used nicotine replacement products
(%)
Made deal with a friend/family member
(%)
Reduced number of cigarettes you smoked
(%)
Used a 1-800 quitline or a smokers helpline
(%)
Used an internet-based program
(%)
Used a smart phone app
(%)
Tried to quit smoking on your own
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 4 Note 1

Quit smoking within the past 12 months.

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Table 4 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 4 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 4 Note ↓

Rounds down to whole number.

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Table 4 Note ↑

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All ages 26.5Footnote
[20.7-32.2]
31.8
[25.9-37.6]
12.5Footnote Footnote *
[8.2-16.7]
49.4
[43.0-55.8]
Footnote # 28.7
[22.7-34.7]
Footnote # 65.0
[59.0-70.9]
15-19 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 50.0
[37.0-62.9]
Footnote # Footnote # 57.5Footnote
[44.4-70.7]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 68.8
[56.0-81.5]
25+ 23.0
[16.9-29.2]
33.7
[27.3-40.2]
12.1Footnote *
[7.4-16.9]
48.6
[41.5-55.7]
Footnote # 29.9
[23.3-36.6]
Footnote # 64.2
[57.6-70.9]
25-44 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 54.1
[42.0-66.3]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 75.1
[65.5-84.7]
45+ 16.9Footnote *
[10.3-23.5]
37.3
[28.5-46.0]
Footnote # 44.7
[36.1-53.4]
Footnote # 30.7
[22.3-39.2]
Footnote # 56.7
[47.7-65.7]
Table 5: Past-30-day use of individual tobacco products and vapingFootnote 1, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group
(years)
Any tobacco productFootnote 2
(%)
Cigarettes
(%)
Cigars
(%)
Little cigars or cigarillos
(%)
Pipe
(%)
Chewing tobacco
(%)
Water-pipe w/ tobacco
(%)
Vaping
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 5 Note 1

Vaping e-liquid with nicotine and/or without nicotine (i.e. just flavouring). Includes used of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vapes are excluded.

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Table 5 Note 2

Any tobacco product includes past-30-day use of cigarettes, little cigars or cigarillos, cigars, pipe, chewing tobacco, and/or a waterpipe with tobacco.
E-cigarettes and other vaping devices are excluded.

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Table 5 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 5 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 5 Note ↓

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All Genders All age
groups
12.1
[11.2-13.0]
10.3
[9.4-11.2]
1.2
[0.8-1.5]
1.7
[1.3-2.1]
Footnote # 0.5Footnote Footnote *
[0.2-0.8]
0.5Footnote Footnote *
[0.2-0.8]
4.7
[4.1-5.2]
Men 14.8
[13.4-16.2]
12.1
[10.7-13.4]
1.9Footnote *
[1.3-2.6]
2.7
[1.9-3.4]
Footnote # 1.0Footnote *
[0.5-1.6]
Footnote # 5.7
[4.7-6.6]
Women 9.5Footnote
[8.3-10.6]
8.6
[7.5-9.7]
Footnote # 0.8Footnote *
[0.5-1.0]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 3.6
[3.0-4.3]
All
Genders
15-19 6.0
[4.5-7.5]
3.1Footnote *
[2.0-4.3]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 14.4
[12.2-16.6]
20-24 12.5Footnote
[10.4-14.6]
8.4
[6.7-10.1]
Footnote # 2.8Footnote *
[1.8-3.9]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 13.0
[10.9-15.1]
25+ 12.5Footnote
[11.5-13.6]
11.0
[10.0-12.0]
1.1Footnote *
[0.7-1.5]
1.6
[1.1-2.1]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 3.2
[2.6-3.8]
25-44 12.4
[10.5-14.2]
10.5Footnote
[8.7-12.3]
Footnote # 2.0Footnote *
[1.0-3.0]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 5.1
[3.8-6.5]
45+ 12.6
[11.4-13.9]
11.4
[10.2-12.5]
0.7Footnote *
[0.4-1.0]
1.3
[0.9-1.7]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 2.0
[1.4-2.5]
Men 15-19 7.3
[5.1-9.5]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 14.7
[11.7-17.6]
20-24 17.8
[14.4-21.3]
12.3
[9.4-15.2]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 15.7
[12.5-18.9]
25+ 15.1
[13.5-16.7]
12.7
[11.1-14.2]
1.9Footnote *
[1.1-2.6]
2.6Footnote *
[1.7-3.5]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 4.1
[3.0-5.1]
25-44 15.6
[12.6-18.5]
12.5Footnote
[9.7-15.3]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 7.0
[4.8-9.3]
45+ 14.8
[12.9-16.7]
12.8
[11.0-14.5]
Footnote # 2.2Footnote *
[1.4-2.9]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 2.1Footnote *
[1.3-3.0]
Women 15-19 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 13.9
[10.7-17.1]
20-24 6.8Footnote *
[4.6-9.1]
4.3Footnote *
[2.5-6.1]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 10.2
[7.6-12.9]
25+ 10.0
[8.8-11.3]
9.4
[8.2-10.7]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 2.3
[1.6-3.0]
25-44 9.1
[6.9-11.3]
8.5Footnote
[6.3-10.6]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
45+ 10.6
[9.0-12.2]
10.0
[8.5-11.6]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 1.8Footnote *
[1.0-2.5]
Table 6: Pattern of vapeFootnote 1 use over the past 30 days, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Daily
(%)
Less than daily but at least once a week
(%)
Less than weekly but at least once in past month
(%)
Not at all
(%)


[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 6 Note 1

Vaping e-liquid with nicotine and/or without nicotine (i.e. just flavouring). Includes use of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vaping is excluded.

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Table 6 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 6 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 6 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All Genders All age
groups
31,303 2.3
[1.9-2.7]
1.1
[0.7-1.4]
1.3
[1.0-1.5]
95.3
[94.8-95.9]
Men 15,459 2.9
[2.3-3.5]
1.4Footnote *
[0.8-2.1]
1.4
[1.0-1.8]
94.3
[93.4-95.3]
Women 15,841 1.7
[1.2-2.2]
0.7Footnote *
[0.5-1.0]
1.2
[0.8-1.5]
96.4
[95.7-97.0]
All
Genders
15-19 2,017 5.3
[3.9-6.7]
3.7Footnote *
[2.4-5.0]
5.4
[4.0-6.8]
85.6
[83.4-87.8]
20-24 2,391 5.5Footnote
[4.1-6.9]
3.2Footnote *
[2.1-4.3]
4.3
[3.0-5.6]
87.0
[84.9-89.1]
25+ 26,895 1.8
[1.4-2.2]
Footnote # 0.7Footnote *
[0.4-0.9]
96.8
[96.2-97.4]
25-44 10,327 2.8
[1.9-3.7]
Footnote # Footnote # 94.9
[93.5-96.2]
45+ 16,568 1.2Footnote *
[0.8-1.6]
Footnote # Footnote # 98.0
[97.5-98.6]
Men 15-19 1,033 5.6Footnote *
[3.7-7.5]
Footnote # 5.3Footnote *
[3.5-7.2]
85.3
[82.4-88.3]
20-24 1,234 8.0
[5.7-10.4]
Footnote # Footnote # 84.3
[81.1-87.5]
25+ 13,192 2.2
[1.6-2.9]
Footnote # Footnote # 95.9
[94.9-97.0]
25-44 5,171 3.9Footnote *
[2.5-5.4]
Footnote # Footnote # 93.0
[90.7-95.2]
45+ 8,021 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 97.9
[97.0-98.7]
Women 15-19 980 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 86.1
[82.9-89.3]
20-24 1,157 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 89.8
[87.1-92.4]
25+ 13,703 1.4Footnote *
[0.8-1.9]
Footnote # Footnote # 97.7
[97.0-98.4]
25-44 5,156 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 96.8
[95.4-98.1]
45+ 8,548 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 98.2
[97.5-99.0]
Table 7: Past-30-day vaping of nicotine and non-nicotineFootnote 1, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group (years) Vaped e-liquid with nicotine
(%)
Vaped e-liquid without nicotine
(%)
Vaped e-liquid with unknown nicotine content
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 7 Note 1

Includes use of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vaping is excluded.

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Table 7 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 7 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 7 Note ↓

Rounds up to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All Genders All age
groups
3.8
[3.3-4.3]
0.9Footnote *
[0.5-1.2]
Footnote #
Men 4.9
[4.0-5.8]
0.9Footnote *
[0.4-1.5]
Footnote #
Women 2.7
[2.2-3.2]
0.8Footnote *
[0.4-1.1]
Footnote #
All
Genders
15-19 12.4
[10.4-14.5]
Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 11.4
[9.4-13.4]
Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 2.5Footnote
[1.9-3.1]
Footnote # Footnote #
25-44 4.3
[3.0-5.5]
Footnote # Footnote #
45+ 1.4
[1.0-1.8]
Footnote # Footnote #
Table 8: Most often used flavour among those who vaped Footnote 1 in the past 30 days, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Tobacco
(%)
Fruit
(%)
Candy
(%)
Dessert
(%)
Mint or Menthol
(%)
Flavourless
(%)
No usual flavour
(%)
Other
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 8 Note 1

Vaping e-liquid with nicotine and/or without nicotine (i.e. just flavouring). Includes use of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vaping is excluded.

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Table 8 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 8 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All Genders All age
groups
1,453 10.3Footnote *
[6.4-14.1]
45.0
[38.6-51.4]
Footnote # Footnote # 16.7
[12.8-20.7]
Footnote # 9.4Footnote *
[4.2-14.6]
Footnote #
Men 880 Footnote # 39.4
[31.4-47.4]
Footnote # Footnote # 18.8
[13.1-24.5]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
Women 569 Footnote # 53.7
[44.2-63.2]
Footnote # Footnote # 13.4Footnote *
[8.0-18.8]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
All
Genders
15-19 291 Footnote # 62.6
[54.7-70.4]
Footnote # Footnote # 17.3Footnote *
[10.9-23.8]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 312 Footnote # 45.1
[36.6-53.6]
Footnote # Footnote # 27.1
[19.7-34.5]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 850 Footnote # 39.0
[29.4-48.6]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25-44 530 Footnote # 41.8
[28.9-54.6]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
45+ 320 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
Table 9: Main reason for vapingFootnote 1 among those who vaped in the past 30 days, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Curiosity
(%)
Because I enjoy it
(%)
To reduce stress
(%)
Smoking cessationFootnote 2
(%)
To use where smoking is not allowed
(%)
To avoid returning to smoking
(%)
Other
(%)


[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 9 Note 1

Vaping e-liquid with nicotine and/or without nicotine (i.e. just flavouring). Includes use of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vaping is excluded.

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Table 9 Note 2

Smoking cessation includes respondents who responded yes to either "to quit smoking cigarettes" or "to cut down on smoking cigarettes" for their main reason for vaping.

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Table 9 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 9 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 9 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

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Table 9 Note↓

Rounds down to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All Genders All age
groups
1,450 12.7
[9.3-16.0]
17.0
[12.8-21.2]
16.7
[12.1-21.3]
28.5Footnote
[22.7-34.4]
Footnote # 9.0Footnote *
[5.6-12.4]
10.6Footnote *
[6.9-14.3]
Men 878 8.4Footnote *
[5.2-11.6]
16.5Footnote
[11.2-21.9]
15.8Footnote *
[9.4-22.1]
31.3
[23.4-39.2]
Footnote # Footnote # 11.0Footnote *
[6.0-16.0]
Women 569 19.3Footnote *
[12.7-25.8]
17.5Footnote Footnote *
[10.7-24.3]
18.1Footnote *
[11.7-24.5]
24.4Footnote *
[15.9-32.9]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
All
Genders
15-19 291 26.3
[18.8-33.8]
27.2
[19.8-34.7]
22.5Footnote
[16.0-29.0]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 309 17.0Footnote *
[10.9-23.0]
24.5Footnote
[16.9-32.1]
24.0
[16.8-31.3]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 850 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 41.8
[32.0-51.6]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25-44 530 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
45+ 320 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 52.5Footnote
[38.1-67.0]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
Table 10: Sources of vaping devices and liquids among those who vapedFootnote 1 in the past 30 days, by age group, 2020
Age group (years) Social sourcesFootnote 2
(%)
Retail sourcesFootnote 3
(%)


[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 10 Note 1

Vaping e-liquid with nicotine and/or without nicotine (i.e. just flavouring). Includes use of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vaping is excluded.

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Table 10 Note 2

Social sources include buying from a friend or family member, asking someone else to buy them for you, and having a friend or family member give or lend them to you.

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Table 10 Note 3

Retail sources include vape shops, convenience or gas, supermarkets, grocery stores, drug stores, and online sales.

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Table 10 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 10 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

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Table 10 Note↓

Rounds down to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

Vaping Devices
Total 24.5Footnote
[19.0-30.0]
79.5Footnote
[75.6-83.5]
15-19 54.9
[47.0-62.9]
44.9
[36.9-52.8]
20-24 25.4
[18.1-32.6]
77.9
[71.0-84.9]
25+ Footnote # 92.0
[87.4-96.6]
25-44 Footnote # 91.2
[85.3-97.1]
45+ Footnote # 93.3
[86.1-100.6]
Vaping Liquids
Total 22.7
[17.2-28.1]
77.8
[73.4-82.2]
15-19 49.6
[41.7-57.6]
46.0
[38.1-53.9]
20-24 24.6
[17.5-31.8]
76.9
[69.8-84.0]
25+ Footnote # 89.0
[83.0-94.9]
25-44 Footnote # 90.1
[83.8-96.4]
45+ Footnote # 87.1
[75.8-98.4]
Table 11: Smoking status of those who vapedFootnote 1 in the past 30 days, by age group, 2020
Vaping status
Age group
(years)
Population estimate ('000) Current
smoking
(%)
Daily
smoking
(%)
Occasional
smoking
(%)
Former
smoking
(%)
Never
smoking
(%)
Past-30-day use Total 1,456 36.6
[30.0-43.1]
25.8
[19.2-32.4]
10.8
[7.4-14.2]
33.3
[27.3-39.3]
30.1
[25.5-34.8]
15-19 290 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 74.0
[66.6-81.5]
20-24 312 28.3
[20.9-35.6]
Footnote # Footnote # 17.6Footnote *
[11.1-24.2]
54.1
[45.5-62.7]
25+ 854 45.9
[35.9-55.8]
38.0
[27.9-48.2]
Footnote # 47.7
[38.1-57.3]
Footnote #
Daily Total 721 25.6
[18.4-32.9]
16.2Footnote *
[9.7-22.7]
Footnote # 55.5Footnote
[47.2-63.7]
18.9
[13.9-23.9]
15-19 107 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 65.0
[52.0-78.0]
20-24 132 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 482 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 72.0
[61.5-82.5]
Footnote #
Occasional Total 735 47.3
[37.9-56.6]
35.2
[24.8-45.5]
12.1Footnote *
[7.0-17.2]
Footnote # 41.1
[33.0-49.2]
15-19 183 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 79.3
[70.3-88.3]
20-24 180 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 63.4
[52.2-74.6]
25+ 372 72.2
[58.7-85.6]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 11 Note 1

Vaping e-liquid with nicotine and/or without nicotine (i.e. just flavouring). Includes use of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vaping is excluded.

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Table 11 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 11 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 11 Note↓

Rounds down to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

Table 12: Number of times attempted to quit vapingFootnote 1 in the past 12 months among those who vape daily, by age group, 2020
Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Zero
(%)
One time
(%)
Two to three times
(%)
Four or more times
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 12 Note 1

Vaping e-liquid with nicotine and/or without nicotine (i.e. just flavouring). Includes use of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vaping is excluded.

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Table 12 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 12 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 12 Note ↓

Rounds up to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All ages 717 63.3
[55.4-71.3]
Footnote # 13.7Footnote *
[8.5-19.0]
12.2Footnote *
[7.1-17.3]
15-19 107 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 132 56.9
[44.1-69.8]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 478 71.9
[61.2-82.6]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25-44 289 74.5Footnote
[60.6-88.3]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
45+ 189 68.0
[51.1-84.9]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
Table 13: Perception of harm using a vapeFootnote 1 compared to smoking cigarettes among all respondents and those who used a vape or smoked a cigarette in the past 30 days by age group, 2020
Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Much less harmful than cigarettes
(%)
Somewhat less harmful than cigarettes
(%)
About the same as cigarettes
(%)
Somewhat more harmful than cigarettes
(%)
Much more harmful than cigarettes
(%)
Don't know
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 13 Note 1

Vaping e-liquid with nicotine and/or without nicotine (i.e. just flavouring). Includes use of e-cigarettes, vape mods, vaporizers and vape pens. Cannabis vaping is excluded.

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Table 13 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 13 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 13 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

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Table 13 Note↓

Rounds down to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

Total All ages 31,183 3.7
[3.2-4.3]
15.7
[14.8-16.7]
32.4
[31.1-33.8]
7.9
[7.2-8.6]
9.0
[8.2-9.8]
31.2
[29.9-32.4]
15-19 2,012 5.8
[4.4-7.2]
29.3
[26.6-31.9]
31.1
[28.3-34.0]
11.3
[9.3-13.2]
6.0
[4.5-7.4]
16.5Footnote
[14.3-18.7]
20-24 2,386 5.3
[4.0-6.7]
29.8
[27.0-32.7]
34.7
[31.8-37.7]
8.0
[6.3-9.7]
6.7
[5.1-8.3]
15.4
[13.1-17.6]
25+ 26,785 3.4
[2.8-4.0]
13.5Footnote
[12.4-14.5]
32.3
[30.9-33.8]
7.7
[6.9-8.5]
9.4
[8.5-10.3]
33.7
[32.3-35.1]
25-44 10,283 4.8
[3.6-6.0]
21.1
[18.8-23.4]
34.8
[32.0-37.6]
7.7
[6.2-9.1]
6.8
[5.4-8.1]
24.9
[22.5-27.3]
45+ 16,502 2.6
[2.0-3.2]
8.7
[7.7-9.7]
30.8
[29.1-32.6]
7.7
[6.7-8.6]
11.1
[9.9-12.3]
39.2
[37.4-41.0]
Past-30-day
e-cigarette use
All ages 1,454 26.2
[20.8-31.5]
31.5Footnote
[26.0-37.1]
21.5Footnote
[15.8-27.2]
Footnote # Footnote # 12.1Footnote *
[7.9-16.2]
15-19 288 19.7Footnote *
[13.2-26.2]
31.8
[24.0-39.5]
22.6
[15.4-29.9]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 312 16.2Footnote *
[10.2-22.3]
39.9
[31.7-48.0]
25.4
[18.4-32.5]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 854 32.0
[23.4-40.6]
28.4
[19.7-37.2]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25-44 530 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
45+ 324 41.4
[28.1-54.8]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
Past-30-day
cigarette use
All ages 3,218 4.9Footnote *
[3.2-6.6]
17.4
[14.0-20.7]
29.2
[25.0-33.4]
8.6
[6.1-11.1]
8.5Footnote
[6.1-10.9]
31.4
[27.3-35.6]
15-19 63 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
20-24 201 Footnote # Footnote # 34.1
[23.7-44.4]
Footnote # Footnote # Footnote #
25+ 2,953 Footnote # 16.6
[13.0-20.2]
28.9
[24.4-33.3]
8.7
[6.0-11.4]
8.2
[5.6-10.8]
33.4
[28.9-37.9]
25-44 1,080 Footnote # 25.9
[18.1-33.6]
35.5Footnote
[26.7-44.2]
Footnote # Footnote # 21.6Footnote *
[14.5-28.8]
45+ 1,873 Footnote # 11.3
[8.0-14.6]
25.1
[20.3-29.8]
8.4Footnote *
[5.1-11.7]
11.0Footnote *
[7.3-14.6]
40.2
[34.8-45.5]
Table 14: Pattern of alcohol use over the past 30 days, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Daily
(%)
Less than daily but at least once a week
(%)
Less than weekly but at least once in past month
(%)
Not at all
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 14 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 14 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 14 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

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Table 14 Note↓

Rounds down to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All Genders All age
groups
31,275 8.2
[7.4-9.0]
29.3
[28.0-30.6]
26.4
[25.1-27.6]
36.1
[34.7-37.4]
Men 15,442 9.4
[8.2-10.6]
31.9
[30.0-33.7]
24.4
[22.6-26.1]
34.4
[32.5-36.3]
Women 15,832 7.1
[6.0-8.2]
26.9
[25.2-28.6]
28.3
[26.5-30.1]
37.7
[35.8-39.7]
All
Genders
15-19 2,018 Footnote # 9.8
[8.0-11.6]
26.3
[23.7-29.0]
63.1
[60.2-65.9]
20-24 2,383 3.4Footnote *
[2.2-4.6]
26.2
[23.5-29.0]
36.9
[33.9-39.8]
33.5Footnote
[30.5-36.5]
25+ 26,878 9.2
[8.3-10.2]
31.1
[29.6-32.6]
25.4
[24.0-26.8]
34.3
[32.8-35.8]
25-44 10,321 5.6
[4.2-7.0]
35.0
[32.4-37.5]
27.3
[24.8-29.7]
32.2
[29.5-34.9]
45+ 16,556 11.5Footnote
[10.2-12.7]
28.6
[26.9-30.4]
24.3
[22.7-25.9]
35.6
[33.8-37.4]
Men 15-19 1,034 Footnote # 11.4
[8.8-14.0]
24.1
[20.6-27.7]
63.4
[59.5-67.2]
20-24 1,226 Footnote # 26.6
[22.6-30.5]
34.5Footnote
[30.2-38.8]
34.7
[30.4-39.0]
25+ 13,182 10.5Footnote
[9.1-11.9]
33.9
[31.8-36.1]
23.4
[21.5-25.4]
32.1
[29.9-34.2]
25-44 5,166 6.5Footnote Footnote *
[4.4-8.6]
37.4
[33.6-41.1]
25.1
[21.6-28.6]
31.1
[27.1-35.0]
45+ 8,017 13.2
[11.3-15.0]
31.7
[29.2-34.3]
22.4
[20.1-24.6]
32.7
[30.1-35.3]
Women 15-19 980 Footnote # 8.1
[5.7-10.4]
28.4
[24.4-32.5]
63.0
[58.7-67.3]
20-24 1,157 Footnote # 25.9
[22.0-29.7]
39.4
[35.2-43.6]
32.2
[27.9-36.6]
25+ 13,696 8.0
[6.7-9.2]
28.3
[26.4-30.2]
27.3
[25.3-29.3]
36.4
[34.2-38.6]
25-44 5,156 4.7Footnote *
[2.9-6.5]
32.6
[29.1-36.0]
29.5Footnote
[25.9-33.0]
33.3
[29.3-37.2]
45+ 8,540 9.9
[8.3-11.6]
25.7
[23.5-28.0]
26.1
[23.8-28.4]
38.3
[35.7-40.8]
Table 15: Pattern of heavy alcohol useFootnote 1 over the past 12 months, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Daily or almost daily
(%)
Less than daily but at least once a week
(%)
Less than weekly but at least once a month
(%)
Less than once a month
(%)
Not at all
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 15 Note 1

Heavy alcohol use refers to having four or more drinks on one occasion. "On one occasion" means at the same time or within a couple hours of each other.

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Table 15 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 15 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 15 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

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Table 15 Note↓

Rounds down to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All Genders All age
groups
31,229 1.3
[0.9-1.7]
11.1
[10.3-11.9]
13.6
[12.7-14.5]
21.4
[20.3-22.5]
52.6
[51.2-53.9]
Men 15,426 1.9Footnote *
[1.2-2.7]
13.6
[12.4-14.9]
14.6
[13.3-16.0]
21.8
[20.1-23.5]
48.0
[45.9-50.0]
Women 15,802 Footnote # 8.6
[7.6-9.7]
12.6
[11.4-13.8]
21.0
[19.4-22.7]
57.0
[55.2-58.9]
All
Genders
15-19 2,013 Footnote # 5.1
[3.8-6.4]
11.3
[9.3-13.2]
18.4
[16.1-20.7]
65.1
[62.2-68.0]
20-24 2,380 Footnote # 9.1
[7.3-10.9]
25.5Footnote
[22.7-28.3]
29.7
[26.9-32.5]
35.0
[31.9-38.2]
25+ 26,839 1.5Footnote Footnote *
[1.0-1.9]
11.7
[10.8-12.7]
12.7
[11.7-13.8]
20.9
[19.6-22.2]
53.2
[51.7-54.7]
25-44 10,320 Footnote # 11.9
[10.2-13.5]
16.5Footnote
[14.4-18.6]
29.0
[26.5-31.5]
41.7
[39.1-44.4]
45+ 16,519 1.8Footnote *
[1.2-2.4]
11.7
[10.5-12.8]
10.4
[9.3-11.5]
15.9
[14.5-17.3]
60.3
[58.5-62.1]
Men 15-19 1,034 Footnote # 5.7Footnote *
[3.8-7.7]
10.1
[7.7-12.6]
17.8
[14.6-21.0]
66.2
[62.3-70.0]
20-24 1,224 Footnote # 11.0
[8.3-13.6]
25.9
[21.9-29.9]
26.0
[22.2-29.8]
36.6
[32.1-41.1]
25+ 13,169 2.2Footnote *
[1.3-3.1]
14.5Footnote
[13.0-16.0]
13.9
[12.4-15.5]
21.7
[19.8-23.7]
47.6
[45.3-49.9]
25-44 5,164 Footnote # 15.4
[12.6-18.1]
16.5Footnote
[13.5-19.5]
27.1
[23.5-30.8]
39.3
[35.4-43.2]
45+ 8,005 2.5Footnote Footnote *
[1.4-3.6]
13.9
[12.2-15.7]
12.3
[10.6-14.0]
18.3
[16.2-20.3]
53.0
[50.2-55.8]
Women 15-19 976 Footnote # Footnote # 12.2
[9.3-15.2]
19.2
[15.9-22.4]
64.2
[60.0-68.4]
20-24 1,157 Footnote # 7.1Footnote *
[4.7-9.5]
25.1
[21.4-28.8]
33.6
[29.4-37.7]
33.4
[29.2-37.6]
25+ 13,670 Footnote # 9.1
[7.9-10.3]
11.6
[10.2-13.0]
20.1
[18.3-21.9]
58.5Footnote
[56.5-60.6]
25-44 5,156 Footnote # 8.3
[6.4-10.3]
16.5Footnote
[13.6-19.5]
30.8
[27.2-34.5]
44.2
[40.4-48.0]
45+ 8,514 Footnote # 9.5Footnote
[7.9-11.1]
8.6
[7.2-10.0]
13.6
[11.8-15.4]
67.2
[64.8-69.6]
Table 16: Pattern of smoking cannabis over the past 30 days, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Daily
(%)
Less than daily but at least once a week
(%)
Less than weekly but at least once in past month
(%)
Not at all
(%)

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 16 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 16 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

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Table 16 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

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Table 16 Note↓

Rounds down to whole number.

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Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

All Genders All age
groups
31,287 3.9
[3.4-4.5]
3.0
[2.5-3.4]
3.4
[2.9-3.9]
89.7
[88.8-90.5]
Men 15,448 5.0
[4.1-6.0]
4.2
[3.4-5.0]
4.2
[3.4-4.9]
86.6
[85.3-88.0]
Women 15,839 2.9
[2.2-3.6]
1.8
[1.3-2.2]
2.7
[2.1-3.3]
92.6
[91.6-93.7]
All
Genders
15-19 2,012 2.6Footnote *
[1.5-3.6]
3.4Footnote *
[2.2-4.7]
4.6
[3.4-5.9]
89.4
[87.4-91.3]
20-24 2,389 7.4
[5.7-9.1]
7.4
[5.8-9.0]
8.7
[6.9-10.5]
76.5Footnote
[73.8-79.1]
25+ 26,890 3.7
[3.1-4.4]
2.5Footnote
[2.0-3.0]
2.9
[2.3-3.4]
90.9
[89.9-91.8]
25-44 10,326 6.3
[4.8-7.8]
4.2
[3.1-5.3]
4.4
[3.3-5.4]
85.1
[83.1-87.2]
45+ 16,565 2.1
[1.7-2.6]
1.5Footnote
[1.0-1.9]
2.0
[1.4-2.5]
94.4
[93.6-95.3]
Men 15-19 1,030 Footnote # Footnote # 4.5Footnote Footnote *
[2.9-6.2]
89.8
[87.3-92.2]
20-24 1,234 9.6
[6.9-12.2]
9.3
[6.7-11.9]
8.1
[5.7-10.4]
73.0
[69.1-77.0]
25+ 13,185 4.8
[3.7-5.9]
3.8
[2.9-4.7]
3.8
[2.9-4.6]
87.7
[86.1-89.2]
25-44 5,170 8.2
[5.8-10.7]
6.0
[4.1-7.8]
5.6
[3.8-7.4]
80.2
[76.9-83.4]
45+ 8,015 2.6
[1.8-3.4]
2.4Footnote *
[1.6-3.2]
2.5Footnote
[1.8-3.3]
92.5Footnote
[91.2-93.8]
Women 15-19 979 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 89.2
[86.2-92.2]
20-24 1,155 Footnote # 5.4Footnote *
[3.5-7.3]
9.4
[6.7-12.0]
80.1
[76.5-83.7]
25+ 13,705 2.7
[2.0-3.4]
1.3Footnote *
[0.8-1.8]
2.0Footnote *
[1.3-2.7]
93.9
[92.8-95.1]
25-44 5,156 4.4Footnote *
[2.8-6.0]
Footnote # 3.1Footnote *
[1.9-4.3]
90.1
[87.7-92.4]
45+ 8,550 1.7Footnote *
[1.1-2.4]
Footnote # Footnote # 96.3
[95.2-97.4]
Table 17: Pattern of vaping cannabis over the past 30 days, by age group and gender, 2020
Gender Age group (years) Population
estimate
('000)
Daily
(%)
Less than daily but at least once a week
(%)
Less than weekly but at least once in past month
(%)
Not at all
(%)
All Genders All age
groups
31,299 0.8Footnote *
[0.5-1.1]
1.3
[1.0-1.6]
1.6
[1.2-1.9]
96.4
[95.9-96.9]
Men 15,456 1.1Footnote *
[0.6-1.7]
1.5Footnote
[1.0-1.9]
2.0
[1.5-2.5]
95.4
[94.5-96.3]
Women 15,843 Footnote # 1.1Footnote *
[0.7-1.5]
1.1
[0.8-1.5]
97.3
[96.8-97.9]
All
Genders
15-19 2,018 Footnote # Footnote # 2.8Footnote *
[1.9-3.8]
95.8
[94.6-97.0]
20-24 2,391 Footnote # 3.3
[2.2-4.4]
4.7
[3.3-6.1]
90.3
[88.4-92.2]
25+ 26,893 0.7Footnote *
[0.4-1.1]
1.2
[0.8-1.5]
1.2
[0.9-1.5]
97.0
[96.4-97.5]
25-44 10,327 Footnote # 2.0Footnote *
[1.2-2.7]
2.1Footnote *
[1.3-2.8]
94.5Footnote
[93.3-95.8]
45+ 16,566 Footnote # Footnote # 0.6Footnote *
[0.4-0.9]
98.5Footnote
[98.0-98.9]
Men 15-19 1,034 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 95.2
[93.4-97.0]
20-24 1,234 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 90.9
[88.3-93.5]
25+ 13,188 Footnote # 1.3Footnote *
[0.8-1.8]
1.6Footnote *
[1.1-2.2]
95.8
[94.9-96.8]
25-44 5,171 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 93.0
[90.8-95.2]
45+ 8,016 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 97.7
[96.9-98.5]
Women 15-19 980 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 96.5Footnote
[94.8-98.2]
20-24 1,157 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 89.6
[86.9-92.3]
25+ 13,705 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 98.0
[97.4-98.6]
25-44 5,156 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 96.1
[94.6-97.5]
45+ 8,550 Footnote # Footnote # Footnote # 99.2
[98.8-99.6]

[95% confidence intervals in brackets]

Table 17 Note *

Moderate sampling variability, interpret with caution.

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Table 17 Note #

High sampling variability - although an estimate may be determined from the table, data should be suppressed.

Return to table 17 note # referrer

Table 17 Note ↑

Rounds up to whole number.

Return to table 17 note referrer

Table 17 Note↓

Rounds down to whole number.

Return to table 17 note referrer

Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020.

Table 18: Description of the sample, by age group and province, 2020
Age
group
(years)
Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC

Source: Canadian Tobacco and Nicotine Survey, 2020

All age
groups
8,108 299 292 404 334 1,476 2,644 439 384 820 1,020
15-19 1,230 49 39 51 57 229 417 63 49 124 152
20-24 1,155 35 40 65 46 199 371 60 67 119 153
25+ 5,727 215 213 288 231 1,048 1,856 316 268 577 715
25-44 1,691 51 53 79 48 319 559 84 83 222 193
45+ 4,036 164 160 209 183 729 1,297 232 185 355 522
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