GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Hookah Industry Statistics [Latest Report]

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"The global hookah market size was valued at USD 130.3 million in 2020."

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"The hookah market is expected to have a CAGR of 2.5% during 2021-2028."

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"In 2019, 3.3% of adults in the United States reported using hookah in the past year."

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"The Middle East & Africa region dominated the hookah market in 2020 with a share of 52.1%."

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"In 2021, the hookah tobacco market alone was worth USD 824.8 million."

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"By 2025, it is anticipated that the global hookah tobacco market will be worth over USD 1.3 billion."

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"Flavored shisha is the most popular type of product, accounting for around 81% of the market."

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"In 2019, approximately 7.3% of high school students in the United States reported smoking hookah."

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"Hookah cafes in the US generate annual revenues of around $300 million."

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"India is the second-largest consumer of hookah and currently has over 40 million hookah smokers."

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"29% of waterpipe tobacco smokers developed a daily smoking habit."

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"Around 75% of hookah users are male, and women comprise 25% of hookah users."

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"Hookah use is most common among young people, with approximately 48% of users being between the ages of 18 and 24."

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"There are around 770 active, registered hookah bars in the United States."

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"Those who smoked hookah three or more times a week were found to have 2.4 times higher odds of developing lung cancer."

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"It is estimated that a hookah smoker inhales as much smoke in one hour-long hookah session as someone who smokes 100 cigarettes or more."

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"Hookah users tended to have three to four friends who also smoked hookah, which indicates the smoking habit’s social nature."

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