National Drug Strategy
National Drug Strategy

National Tobacco Strategy 2012-2018: Draft for consultation

5.3 The target

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To reduce the national adult daily smoking rate to 10 per cent of the population and halve the Indigenous smoking rate by 2018.

The baselines for this target are set out in the COAG Reform Council’s Report - National Agreement Performance Information 2008-9 for the National Healthcare Agreement.33 These age standardised baselines are 19.1 per cent for the national adult daily smoking rate and 47.7 per cent for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking rate – in 2007-08.33

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