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Overall Score, 2020

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Country-specific presentation slides display the findings from the Cigarette Tax Scorecard.


Overall Score

Niger does not score well compared to the average score of countries in its region, income group, or the global average. Niger would benefit from making significant improvements to its cigarette tax system.

Component Score

Niger scores in the mid-range in the tax structure component of the score and poorly in the cigarette price, affordability change, and tax share components. Niger would benefit from increasing cigarette prices, reducing cigarette affordability, increasing tax share, and improving tax structure.

Scores Over Time

Niger's overall scores rose before falling between 2014 and 2020. Cigarette prices decreased in that time, while the tax share of price increased slightly before falling.

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