The Financial Cost of Smoking

Smoking is an expensive habit. Have you ever sat down and worked out what exactly it costs to smoke. Take a look at the table below and you might be surprised!
(Based on £8 for a pack of 20 cigarettes)

 

Cigarettes per day

1 day

1 week

1 month

1 year

5 years

5

 

£2

£14

60

£730

£3650

10

 

£4

£28

£120

£1460

£7300

20

 

£8

£56

£240

£2920

£14600

30

 

£12

£84

£360

£4380

£21900

40

 

£16

£112

£480

£5840

£29200

 
Think for a moment on what else you could be spending this money on:

Duration

Cost

Treat

1 day

£8

Meet a friend for coffee or rent a movie

1 week

£56

Buy a new item of clothing

1 month

£240

Treat yourself to a weekend away or decorate a room in your house 

1 year

£2920

Take the family on holiday

 

5 years

£14600

Buy a new car