Overall Score, 2020
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Austria scores slightly higher than the global average, but below the average score of countries in its region, income group, and top performing countries, suggesting that there is ample room for improvement.
Austria scores in the mid-range for cigarette price, tax share, and tax structure components. Improvements can be made by reducing the affordability of cigarettes over time.
Scores Over Time
Austria's overall scores declined between 2014 to 2020 due to a failure to reduce affordability over time.