Australia now has the highest prices in the world for cigarettes. A pack of 20 Marlboro cigarettes cost around US$19.82 in Australia, with New Zealand a close second at $17.54.
That’s over $6.69 more expensive than in the UK and close to $13.39 more than in the US.
The cheapest prices are in Kazakhstan, where a 20-cig pack goes for $1.06. Other cheapest locations include Vietnam ($1.10), Ukraine ($1.15), the Philippines ($1.23), and Pakistan ($1.30).