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DHS STATcompiler (USAID)

Can be used to compile data from national household surveys by country, variable & year.


Data on absolute numbers, density per 1000 population, age, gender, and geographical distribution of physicians, nurses, midwives, dentists, pharmacists, laboratory workers, public health workers, and health management & support workers where data are available.


Global burden of disease estimates for 2000, 2001, and 2002. Provides estimates of mortality, incidence, prevalence, YLL, YLD and DALYs by age, sex and cause. Note that differences between estimates for 2000, 2001 and 2002 may be due to improvements in data and methods and do not provide estimates of trends over time.


Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition (WHO)

Data for all countries. Prevalence data are based on WHO standards and NCHS reference.


Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx) (IHME)

Extensive catalogue of international health and demographic data from censuses, surveys, reports etc. (The Henry J Kaiser Foundation)
Health data by country and/or topic including:

  • TB

  • Malaria

  • Other Diseases, Conditions, & Risk Indicators

  • PEPFAR Countries Updated!

  • PEPFAR Funding

  • PEPFAR ARV Treatment

  • Global Fund Grants for HIV/AIDS

  • Global Fund Grants for TB

  • Global Fund Grants for Malaria

  • Global Fund Donor Contributions

  • Global Fund Disbursements

  • Global Fund ARV Treatment

  • Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel

  • Hospital Beds

  • Demography & Population


Breakdown by wealth quintile, by total, by male/female and by rural/urban available:

  • Health indicators
  • Use of Health Services
  • Individual and Household Health Behaviour
  • Underlying Determinants of Health Status


Data on health, nutrition and population indicators from national and international data sources. The database provides direct access to more than 100 indicators, with time series for countries and country groups, from 1960 to the most recent year where data are available.

(To access data click "Data Query System" in left menu bar)


  • Mortality

  • Morbidity

  • Health Service Coverage

  • Risk Factors

  • Health Systems

  • Inequities in Health

  • Demographic and Socioeconomic Statistics

  • Information and Communication Technology


  • Life Expectancy at Birth

  • Probability of Dying

  • Population Growth

  • Total Health Expenditure (public & private)

  • Per Capita Health Expenditure

  • Global Distribution of Health Workers



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