Overall Score, 2020
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Gambia scores well compared to the average scores of countries in its region, income group, and the global average. There is still room for improvement compared to top performing countries.
Gambia scores well in the affordability change and tax structure components, but scores lower in cigarette price and tax share. Gambia would benefit from increasing both its cigarette prices and the tax share of price.
Scores Over Time
Gambia's overall scores slightly decreased from 2014 to 2020 due to a failure to reduce the affordability of cigarettes.