Genomic resource centre

Health data and statistics

  • WHO Burden of Disease project
    Includes global burden of disease estimates, manuals, resources and software for carrying out national burden of disease studies.
  • Commission on Macroeconomics and Health, WHO
    Provides analysis of the impact of health on development, and the affect of health-related interventions on economic growth and equity in low- to middle- income countries.
  • International Digest of Health Legislation, WHO
    Contains a selection of national and international health legislation. Texts of legislation are summarized in English or mentioned by their title. Where possible, links are provided to other websites that contain full texts of the legislation in question.
  • Statistical Information System (WHOSIS), WHO
    This is an online guide to health and health-related epidemiological and statistical information available from the World Health Organization.
  • United Nations Statistical Division
    Provides comprehensive database of social and economic indicators and statistics, as well as multiple online publications pertaining to international social and economic development.
  • World Development Indicators, World Bank
    Provides data and statistical information on the social and economic development of countries worldwide.
  • Health inequalities data set, National statistics of UK
    This is UK's home of official statistics, reflecting Britain's economy, population and society at national and local level. Summary stories and detailed data releases are published here free of charge.
  • Public Health Electronic Library, UK
    Provides both statistical information for public health professional and available evidence on best practices for the reduction of inequalities in health.