Tobacco Product Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Tobacco Product Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C12.000 | Mar 2014

Burn out: The industry goes up in smoke as health concerns cause demand to decline

The Tobacco Product Manufacturing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Gallaher Limited Gallaher Limited market share
Imperial Tobacco Group plc Imperial Tobacco Group plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
Purchase to read more
Purchase to read more
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Tobacco Product Manufacturing industry is under fire. Since the 1960s, smoking rates in the United Kingdom have fallen from over 50% to 20% in 2011 as people have become aware of the link between smoking and diseases such as cancer. Although the price of tobacco products is relatively static, there have been some rises, which have also contributed towards the decline in smoking rates. The price rises have led to a shift away from premium brands towards economy brands. For instance, demand for roll-your-own cigarettes has increased at the expense of filter cigarettes.

Government measures designed to reduce smoking rates have added to the negative press surrounding health-related smoking risks and contributed to declining smoking rates... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The market share concentration in the industry is very high. Based on ONS data and IBISWorld estimates, there are 10 companies operating in the industry in 2013-14. The top two companies in the industry, Imperial Tobacco and Gallaher Limited, are estimated to account for 90.6% of industry revenue in 2013-14. For the top four players in the industry, this figure rises to an estimated 94%. The number of companies in the industry has declined over the past decade from 27 in 2000-01, which indicates that the market share concentration has increased over this period... purchase to read more


Industry ProductsRelated ReportsTable of Contents

What is the Tobacco Product Manufacturing Industry?

This industry includes companies that manufacture cigarettes, fine-cut tobacco, cigars and pipe tobacco. The industry also includes companies that are involved in the stemming and re-drying of tobacco leaf.

Industry Products
CigarettesLoose tobaccoCigars and pipe tobacco
Industry Activities
CigaretteFine-cut tobaccoCigarPipe tobaccoChewing tobaccoTobacco leaf stemming and re-drying

View Sample
Select Clients