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Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Data Resources

Below are links to data visualizations, data, publications, country profiles, and other resources from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015).

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Data visualizations

Interact with the latest GBD estimates, comparing causes, injuries, risks across time, age, and place.

GBD Results Tool

The tool allows download of full GBD results data in CSV format.

What's included:

  • All GBD causes, risks, etiologies, impairments
  • Measures: Deaths, years of life lost (YLLs), years lived with disability (YLDs), disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), prevalence, acute prevalence, chronic prevalence, incidence, acute incidence, summary exposure value (SEV), life expectancy, healthy life expectancy (HALE), maternal mortality ratio (MMR)
  • Metrics (units): Number, rate, percent, years
  • Years: 1990–2015; annually for deaths, YLLs, and life expectancy; in 5-year increments for all other measures
  • All GBD age groups
  • Sexes: Male, female, both
  • Locations: Super regions, regions, custom regions, countries, United Kingdom and Sweden subnational results

GHDx Records

Disability weights

Population estimates

Reference life table

Causes mapped to International Classification of Diseases (ICD) versions 9 and 10 codes

Socio-demographic Index (SDI) values

Location hierarchies

Covariate estimates

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Life Expectancy, All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality 1980-2015

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Cause of death, Death percent of all causes, Death rate, Life expectancy, Number of deaths, Number of years of life lost (YLLs)

Related publication: Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Files available for download: Visit the GBD Results Tool.

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Maternal Mortality 1990–2015 

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Causes of death, Death rates, Number of deaths

Related publication: Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Files available for download: GBD 2015 Maternality Mortality 1990-2015 Tables

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Stillbirths, Neonatal, Infant, and Under-5 Mortality 1980-2015

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Death rate, Number of deaths

Related publication: Global, regional, national, and selected subnational levels of stillbirths, neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Files available for download: GBD 2015 Stillbirths, Neonatal, Infant, and Under-5 Mortality 1980-2015 Tables

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Incidence, Prevalence, and Years Lived with Disability 1990–2015  

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Disability weights, Incidence, Prevalence, YLDs

Related publication: Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Files available for download: Visit the GBD Results Tool.

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Disability-Adjusted Life Years and Healthy Life Expectancy 1990-2015

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Number of years lived with disability (YLDs), Incidence, Prevalence, Disability weights

Related publication: Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 315 disease and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Files available for download: Visit the GBD Results Tool.

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Risk Factor Results 1990–2015 

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Number of deaths, Number of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs)

Related publication: Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioral, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Files available for download: Visit the GBD Results Tool.

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Indicators 1990–2015 

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Refer to Keywords listed in the record.

Related publication: Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease study 2015

Files available for download: GBD 2015 Health-related SDG Values, Overview and Indicator Outline

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) HIV Incidence, Prevalence, and Mortality 1980–2015 

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Causes of death, Death rates, Incidence, Number of deaths, Prevalence

Related publication: Estimates of global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and mortality of HIV, 1980–2015: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Files available for download: GBD 2015 HIV Incidence, Prevalence, and Mortality 1980-2015 Tables

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Smoking Prevalence 1980–2015 

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: DALYs, Mortality, Tobacco use

Related publication: Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

Files available for download: GBD 2015 Daily Smoking Prevalence (1980-2015) and Annualized Rate of Change (1990-2015) Estimates

Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 (GBD 2015) Healthcare Access and Quality Index Based on Amenable Mortality 1990–2015

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Health care access, Mortality

Related publication: Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal healthcare in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015

       Files available for download: IHME HAQ Index 1990-2015: Age-standardized risk-standardized death rates, HAQ Index and values, HAQ/SDI frontier

Data Input Sources Tool

The Data Input Sources Tool allows users to explore GBD 2015 input data sources and retrieve relevant metadata. 

Country profiles

The profiles provide a snapshot of the health landscape of each GBD country. They are a printable quick reference designed with the casual reader in mind.

Results data available upon request

  • Duration by cause
  • Probability of death by cause
  • Risk factor exposure
  • Theoretical minimum risk exposure level (TMREL)
  • Relative risk
  • Life expectancy decomposition analysis (by cause rate of change)
  • By sequelae: YLDs, prevalence, incidence

Code

Access the code used to generate the GBD results.