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International statistics

World Health Organization (WHO) data and statistics

Spatial coverage: Data is available for more than 190 nations.

Statistical range: The database Global Health Observatory (GHO) consists of more than 150 indicators on topics such as demography, health care system, health care, diseases, mortality and risk factors.

Periodicity / time series: All GHO indicators are for the last available year. Data is of annual periodicity, if available, some with time series from 1920 or 1990.

Charges / registration: The database is free of charge and accessible without registration.

Further information: Metadata and definitions are provided for all indicators. The data is also released in the annual publication World Health Statistics Report.

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Global Health Observatory (GHO)

World Health Statistics annual publication with annex tables

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