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A parliamentary report published last year shows that there has been an 8 percent decrease in smoking since 2011 among 18 - 24 year olds Percentages of ex-smokers -v- smokers across England: This data was collected by GPs last year. Some areas have seen more than half their smoking population quit. England Percentage of smokers - 14.7 Percentage of ex-smokers - 27.2 North East Percentage of smokers - 15.1 Percentage of ex-smokers - 28.6 North West Percentage of smokers - 16 Percentage of ex-smokers - 27.8 Yorkshire and The Humber Percentage of smokers - 15.5 Percentage of ex-smokers - 27.3 EASTERN ENGLAND East Midlands Percentage of smokers - 15.1 Percentage of ex-smokers - 27.5 West Midlands Percentage of smokers - 14.5 Percentage of ex-smokers - 26 Eastern England Percentage of smokers - 14 Percentage of ex-smokers - 29.1 London Percentage of smokers - 15.6 Percentage of ex-smokers - 21.6 SMOKING TOOLKIT STUDY ENGLAND 2019 DATA: From December 2018 to January 2019 there was a 11.1% increase in the number of people using e-cigarettes to quit smoking. South East Percentage of smokers - 13.4 Percentage of ex-smokers - 29.2 South West Percentage of smokers - 13.7 Percentage of ex-smokers - 31 29% IN DECEMBER, 40.1% IN THE NEW YEAR The same period also saw an increase of people dual using (smoking and vaping) to help cut down on their smoking. December 2018: 10.6 % and in January 2019: 12% VAPER EXPO SHOWGUIDE | 41