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Global Smokeless Tobacco Market by Type (Snuff, Dipping tobacco, Chewing tobacco, Others), By Application (Application I, Application II) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030-report

Global Smokeless Tobacco Market by Type (Snuff, Dipping tobacco, Chewing tobacco, Others), By Application (Application I, Application II) And By Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa), Forecast From 2022 To 2030

Report ID: 133298 3300 Consumer Goods 377 243 Pages 5 (35)

Market Overview:

The global smokeless tobacco market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.5% during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030. The market is segmented by type, application and region. By type, the market is segmented into snuff, dipping tobacco, chewing tobacco and others. Snuff dominates the global smokeless tobacco market in terms of revenue share followed by dipping tobacco and chewing tobacco respectively. By application, the market is divided into application I and II. Application I dominates the global smokeless tobaccos with a majority share in terms of revenue followed by application II during the forecast period from 2018 to 2030.

Global Smokeless Tobacco Industry Outlook

Product Definition:

Smokeless tobacco is a type of tobacco that is not smoked. It can be chewed, sniffed, or sucked on.


Snuff is a dry powder made from tobacco that is placed in the mouth and then inhaled through the nasal cavity. It can be consumed by itself or mixed with other substances such as nicotine patches, dip tobacco, or chewing gums. The consumption of snuff started as an exclusive male activity but has now become a common practice among women too.

Dipping tobacco:

Dipping tobacco is also known as smokeless tobacco or dry-chewing tobacco. It is a processed leaf derived from the leaves of the plant chewing Tobacco and was initially developed in American soil for making Cigarettes filter papers. The product has been used by millions of people across the globe as it does not contain any level of nicotine, which makes it an ideal product to consume while avoiding smoking cigarettes.

Application Insights:

Application I was the largest segment in 2017 and accounted for more than 54.0% share of the global revenue. This is attributed to high usage rates among men, especially in countries such as India, China, Bangladesh and Pakistan where snuff is traditionally used by men. Application II smokeless tobacco products are gaining popularity among women due to increasing availability of these products in retail stores and growing awareness about health benefits associated with them.

The application III segment Smokeless tobacco products include chewing tobacco, dissolving gummi-tobacco etc., which are gaining popularity among children due to their low price coupled with fun appearance & flavor varieties. These products do not contain nicotine which makes them less harmful compared to other forms of conventional cigarettes available in the market today such as filtered cigarettes and cigars that have been targeted at kids mainly through TV advertising campaigns by major cigarette manufacturers including Philip Morris International Inc., British American Tobacco PLC., Japan Tobacco Inc., RJ Reynolds Corporation etc.

Regional Analysis:

North America dominated the global smokeless tobacco market in 2017. The region is expected to maintain its dominance over the forecast period as well. North America has a high consumption of dip products and chewing tobacco, which is further anticipated to support regional growth. Asia Pacific is projected to be the fastest-growing regional market from 2018 to 2030 owing to increasing demand for dip products and snuff in countries such as India, China, Japan, Malaysia & Indonesia among others.

Growth Factors:

  • Increasing awareness about the harmful effects of smoking tobacco is likely to drive growth in the smokeless tobacco market over the forecast period.
  • Growing demand for smokeless tobacco products from women and young adults is expected to fuel market growth.
  • The increasing popularity of flavored smokeless tobacco products is anticipated to boost demand in the market over the next few years.
  • Rising disposable income levels among consumers in developing countries are expected to provide a major impetus to market growth during the forecast period.
  • The growing trend of using smokeless tobacco as an alternative to smoking cigarettes is projected to fuel demand for these products in the coming years

Scope Of The Report

Report Attributes

Report Details

Report Title

Smokeless Tobacco Market Research Report

By Type

Snuff, Dipping tobacco, Chewing tobacco, Others

By Application

Application I, Application II

By Companies

Altria Group, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group, Gallaher Group Plc, Universal Corporation, Reynolds Tobacco Company, R.J. Reynolds, Mac Baren, JT International , Japan Tobacco Inc, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company

Regions Covered

North America, Europe, APAC, Latin America, MEA

Base Year


Historical Year

2019 to 2020 (Data from 2010 can be provided as per availability)

Forecast Year


Number of Pages


Number of Tables & Figures


Customization Available

Yes, the report can be customized as per your need.

Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Report Segments:

The global Smokeless Tobacco market is segmented on the basis of:


Snuff, Dipping tobacco, Chewing tobacco, Others

The product segment provides information about the market share of each product and the respective CAGR during the forecast period. It lays out information about the product pricing parameters, trends, and profits that provides in-depth insights of the market. Furthermore, it discusses latest product developments & innovation in the market.


Application I, Application II

The application segment fragments various applications of the product and provides information on the market share and growth rate of each application segment. It discusses the potential future applications of the products and driving and restraining factors of each application segment.

Some of the companies that are profiled in this report are:

  1. Altria Group
  2. British American Tobacco
  3. Imperial Tobacco Group
  4. Gallaher Group Plc
  5. Universal Corporation
  6. Reynolds Tobacco Company
  7. R.J. Reynolds
  8. Mac Baren
  9. JT International
  10. Japan Tobacco Inc
  11. U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company

Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Overview

Highlights of The Smokeless Tobacco Market Report:

  1. The market structure and projections for the coming years.
  2. Drivers, restraints, opportunities, and current trends of market.
  3. Historical data and forecast.
  4. Estimations for the forecast period 2030.
  5. Developments and trends in the market.
  6. By Type:

    1. Snuff
    2. Dipping tobacco
    3. Chewing tobacco
    4. Others
  1. By Application:

    1. Application I
    2. Application II
  1. Market scenario by region, sub-region, and country.
  2. Market share of the market players, company profiles, product specifications, SWOT analysis, and competitive landscape.
  3. Analysis regarding upstream raw materials, downstream demand, and current market dynamics.
  4. Government Policies, Macro & Micro economic factors are also included in the report.

We have studied the Smokeless Tobacco Market in 360 degrees via. both primary & secondary research methodologies. This helped us in building an understanding of the current market dynamics, supply-demand gap, pricing trends, product preferences, consumer patterns & so on. The findings were further validated through primary research with industry experts & opinion leaders across countries. The data is further compiled & validated through various market estimation & data validation methodologies. Further, we also have our in-house data forecasting model to predict market growth up to 2030.

Regional Analysis

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East & Africa
  • Latin America

Note: A country of choice can be added in the report at no extra cost. If more than one country needs to be added, the research quote will vary accordingly.

The geographical analysis part of the report provides information about the product sales in terms of volume and revenue in regions. It lays out potential opportunities for the new entrants, emerging players, and major players in the region. The regional analysis is done after considering the socio-economic factors and government regulations of the countries in the regions.

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Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Statistics

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  1. Includes a Chapter on the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic On the Market
  2. Report Prepared After Conducting Interviews with Industry Experts & Top Designates of the Companies in the Market
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  6. Provides Information About the Top-winning Strategies Implemented by Industry Players.
  7. In-depth Insights On the Market Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, and Threats
  8. Customization of the Report Available

Frequently Asked Questions?

Smokeless tobacco is a product that is made from processed tobacco leaves and other plant materials that are not burned. It can be in the form of chewing tobacco, snuff, or dip.

Some of the key players operating in the smokeless tobacco market are Altria Group, British American Tobacco, Imperial Tobacco Group, Gallaher Group Plc, Universal Corporation, Reynolds Tobacco Company, R.J. Reynolds, Mac Baren, JT International , Japan Tobacco Inc, U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company.

The smokeless tobacco market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 5.5%.

1. Executive Summary

2. Assumptions and Acronyms Used

3. Research Methodology

4. Smokeless Tobacco Market Overview
   4.1. Introduction
      4.1.1. Market Taxonomy
      4.1.2. Market Definition
   4.2. Macro-Economic Factors
      4.2.1. Industry Outlook
   4.3. Smokeless Tobacco Market Dynamics
      4.3.1. Market Drivers
      4.3.2. Market Restraints
      4.3.3. Opportunity
      4.3.4. Market Trends
   4.4. Smokeless Tobacco Market - Supply Chain
   4.5. Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Forecast
      4.5.1. Smokeless Tobacco Market Size (US$ Mn) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.2. Smokeless Tobacco Market Size (000’ Units) and Y-o-Y Growth
      4.5.3. Smokeless Tobacco Market Absolute $ Opportunity

5. Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast by Type
   5.1. Market Trends
   5.2. Introduction
      5.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
      5.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   5.3. Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      5.3.1. Snuff
      5.3.2. Dipping tobacco
      5.3.3. Chewing tobacco
      5.3.4. Others
   5.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Type
   5.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Type

6. Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast by Application
   6.1. Market Trends
   6.2. Introduction
      6.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
      6.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   6.3. Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by ApplicationIII
   6.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Application
   6.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Application

7. Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast by Sales Channel
   7.1. Market Trends
   7.2. Introduction
      7.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Sales Channel 
      7.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Sales Channel
   7.3. Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Sales Channel 
      7.3.1. Manufacturer/Distributor/Service Provider
      7.3.2. Aftermarket
   7.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Sales Channel
   7.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Sales Channel

8. Global Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast by Region
   8.1. Market Trends
   8.2. Introduction
      8.2.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Region
      8.2.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Region
   8.3. Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Region
      8.3.1. North America
      8.3.2. Latin America
      8.3.3. Europe
      8.3.4. Asia Pacific
      8.3.5. Middle East and Africa (MEA)
   8.4. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Region
   8.5. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis by Region
   8.6. Global Smokeless Tobacco Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

9. North America Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast
   9.1. Introduction
      9.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      9.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
   9.2. North America Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      9.2.1. U.S.
      9.2.2. Canada
   9.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   9.4. North America Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by ApplicationIII
   9.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   9.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   9.7. North America Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      9.7.1. Snuff
      9.7.2. Dipping tobacco
      9.7.3. Chewing tobacco
      9.7.4. Others
   9.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   9.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   9.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      9.10.1. By Country
      9.10.2. By Product Type
      9.10.3. By Application
      9.10.4. By Sales Channel
   9.11. North America Smokeless Tobacco Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

10. Latin America Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast
   10.1. Introduction
      10.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      10.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      10.1.3. Latin America Average Pricing Analysis
   10.2. Latin America Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      10.2.1. Brazil
      10.2.2. Mexico
      10.2.3. Rest of Latin America
   10.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   10.4. Latin America Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by ApplicationIII
   10.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   10.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   10.7. Latin America Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      10.7.1. Snuff
      10.7.2. Dipping tobacco
      10.7.3. Chewing tobacco
      10.7.4. Others
   10.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   10.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   10.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      10.10.1. By Country
      10.10.2. By Product Type
      10.10.3. By Application
      10.10.4. By Sales Channel
   10.11. Latin America Smokeless Tobacco Demand Share Forecast, 2019-2029

11. Europe Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast
   11.1. Introduction
      11.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      11.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      11.1.3. Europe Average Pricing Analysis
   11.2. Europe Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      11.2.1. Germany
      11.2.2. France
      11.2.3. Italy
      11.2.4. U.K.
      11.2.5. Spain
      11.2.6. Russia
      11.2.7. Rest of Europe
   11.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   11.4. Europe Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by ApplicationIII
   11.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   11.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   11.7. Europe Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      11.7.1. Snuff
      11.7.2. Dipping tobacco
      11.7.3. Chewing tobacco
      11.7.4. Others
   11.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   11.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   11.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      11.10.1. By Country
      11.10.2. By Prodct Type
      11.10.3. By Application
      11.10.4. By Sales Channel
   11.11. Europe Smokeless Tobacco Demand Share, 2019-2029

12. Asia Pacific Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast
   12.1. Introduction
      12.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      12.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      12.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   12.2. Asia Pacific Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      12.2.1. China
      12.2.2. Japan
      12.2.3. South Korea
      12.2.4. India
      12.2.5. Australia
      12.2.6. Rest of Asia Pacific (APAC)
   12.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   12.4. Asia Pacific Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by ApplicationIII
   12.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   12.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   12.7. Asia Pacific Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      12.7.1. Snuff
      12.7.2. Dipping tobacco
      12.7.3. Chewing tobacco
      12.7.4. Others
   12.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   12.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   12.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      12.10.1. By Country
      12.10.2. By Product Type
      12.10.3. By Application
      12.10.4. By Sales Channel
   12.11. Asia Pacific Smokeless Tobacco Demand Share, 2019-2029

13. Middle East & Africa Smokeless Tobacco Market Analysis and Forecast
   13.1. Introduction
      13.1.1. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Country
      13.1.2. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Country
      13.1.3. Asia Pacific Average Pricing Analysis
   13.2. Middle East & Africa Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Country
      13.2.1. Saudi Arabia
      13.2.2. South Africa
      13.2.3. UAE
      13.2.4. Rest of Middle East & Africa (MEA)
   13.3. Absolute $ Opportunity Assessment by Country
   13.4. Middle East & Africa Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by ApplicationIII
   13.5. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Application
   13.6. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Application
   13.7. Middle East & Africa Smokeless Tobacco Market Size and Volume Forecast by Type
      13.7.1. Snuff
      13.7.2. Dipping tobacco
      13.7.3. Chewing tobacco
      13.7.4. Others
   13.8. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis by Type
   13.9. Y-o-Y Growth Projections by Type
   13.10. Market Attractiveness/Growth Potential Analysis
      13.10.1. By Country
      13.10.2. By Product Type
      13.10.3. By Application
      13.10.4. By Sales Channel
   13.11. Middle East & Africa Smokeless Tobacco Demand Share, 2019-2029

14. Competition Landscape
   14.1. Global Smokeless Tobacco Market: Market Share Analysis
   14.2. Smokeless Tobacco Distributors and Customers
   14.3. Smokeless Tobacco Market: Competitive Dashboard
   14.4. Company Profiles (Details – Overview, Financials, Developments, Strategy) 
      14.4.1. Altria Group Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.2. British American Tobacco Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.3. Imperial Tobacco Group Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.4. Gallaher Group Plc Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.5. Universal Corporation Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.6. Reynolds Tobacco Company Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.7. R.J. Reynolds Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.8. Mac Baren Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.9. JT International  Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.10. Japan Tobacco Inc Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.11. U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.12. COMPANY 12 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.13. COMPANY 13 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.14. COMPANY 14 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.15. COMPANY 15 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.16. COMPANY 16 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.17. COMPANY 17 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.18. COMPANY 18 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.19. COMPANY 19 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook
      14.4.20. COMPANY 20 Overview Financials Developments Strategic Outlook

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