In 2020, average daily cigarette consumption was significantly higher among male smokers, at 13.3, than  among female smokers, at 10.2.13 Between 2019 and 2020, consumption did not change significantly among either male14 or female15  smokers (from 2019 estimates of 12.9 and 10.5, respectively).

During the time period from 1999 to 2020, differences appear to have remained relatively stable: males smoked, on average, about 3 cigarettes more per day than females, although this varied somewhat from year to year (Figure 1.8).

Line graph showing average daily cigarette consumption, overall and among males and females, from 1999 to 2020. Trends described in text. Data table below with 95% confidence intervals.