Normal view

Navigation and service

Logo Destatis - Statistisches Bundesamt, Link to homepage

International statistics

World Health Organization (WHO) - Regional Bureau for Europe

Portrait of the organization

The World Health Organization WHO is the leading authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing guidance on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. The WHO-Regional Bureau for Europe in Copenhagen is one of six regional bureaus. The European Region of the WHO consists of 53 Member States including the former Soviet Republics.

The databases contain official health data from 53 countries in the European Region of the WHO.

Statistical themes

  • Health and disease
  • Disease prevention
  • Health systems
  • Health determinants

Statistical databases

Databases of WHO Europe

Statistical yearbook

World Health Statistics

Additional Information


Piktogramm Presse

For current press releases on the theme of international statistics please go to our press pages.

© Statistisches Bundesamt (Destatis), 2018

Imprint – data protection – contact

Note on the use of cookies

We use cookies to provide you with an optimum website design and to continuously improve it. Access data are stored only in an anonymised form for optimisation purposes. By continuing to use this website, you agree to the use of cookies and to the storage of access data. For more information please refer to our data protection declaration.