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Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Data Resources

These data are not from the current GBD round. Please see this page for GBD 2017 data. Please contact [email protected] with any questions.

Below are links to data visualizations, data, publications, country profiles, and other resources from the 2016 update to the Global Burden of Disease Study.

GBD Compare (2016 version)

Use this visualization to interact with the GBD estimates, comparing causes, injuries, risks across time, age, and place.

GBD Results Tool (2016 version)

This query 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, incidence, life expectancy, healthy life expectancy (HALE), maternal mortality ratio (MMR)
  • Metrics (units): number, rate, percent, years
  • Years: 1990-2016; annually for deaths, YLLs, YLDs, DALYs, prevalence, incidence, impairments, and MMR by cause, life expectancy, and HALE; 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2006, 2010, and 2016 for risks and etiologies
  • All GBD age groups
  • Sexes: males, females, both sexes
  • Locations: GBD super regions, regions, countries, select subnational units

Data Input Sources Tool

The Data Input Sources Tool allows users to explore GBD 2016 input data sources and retrieve relevant metadata.

GBD 2016 Online Tools Overview

This guide to GBD's suite of web‐based tools provides an overview of what data users can expect to view and download from each tool. It also includes definitions for the measures and other dimensions of the data, value lists for each dimension, and more.

Results data available upon request

  • Risk factor exposure
  • By sequelae: YLDs, prevalence, incidence

Code

Access the code used to generate the GBD results.

Datasets

Record Related Publications and Visualizations Data and Documentation
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Alcohol Use Estimates 1990-2016
FileSize
Package icon Data and Codebook [CSV]2.64 MB
PDF icon Data Release Information Sheet627.57 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Cancer Incidence, Mortality, Years of Life Lost, Years Lived with Disability, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years 1990-2016
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Package icon Web Tables 1-5: Incidence, Mortality, DALYs, Percent changes in cases and rates [CSV]22.37 MB
PDF icon Data Release Information Sheet623.85 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Healthcare Access and Quality Index Based on Amenable Mortality 1990–2016
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Package icon Unscaled cause values (age-standardized mortality rates and MI ratios) and codebook1.24 MB
Package icon Scaled cause values (HAQ index scores) and codebook1 MB
Package icon Code [R files]18.24 KB
PDF icon Data Release Information Sheet657.98 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) All-cause Under-5 Mortality, Adult Mortality, and Life Expectancy 1970-2016
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Package icon GBD 2016 All-cause Under-5 Mortality, Adult Mortality, and Life Expectancy 1970-2016: Select Lancet Article Tables1.2 MB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Cause-Specific Mortality 1980-2016
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Package icon GBD 2016 Cause-Specific Mortality 1980-2016: Select Lancet Article Tables672.66 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Incidence, Prevalence, and Years Lived with Disability 1990-2016
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Package icon GBD 2016 Incidence, Prevalence, and Years Lived with Disability 1990-2016: Select Lancet Article Tables458.76 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Disability-Adjusted Life Years and Healthy Life Expectancy 1990-2016
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Package icon GBD 2016 Disability-Adjusted Life Years and Healthy Life Expectancy 1990-2016: Select Lancet Article Tables522.96 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Burden by Risk 1990-2016
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Package icon GBD 2016 Burden by Risk 1990-2016: Select Lancet Article Tables490.05 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Indicators 1990-2030
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Package icon GBD 2016 Health-related SDGs Indicators 1990-2030: Scaled and Unscaled Values5.77 MB
Package icon GBD 2016 Health-related SDGs Indicators 1990-2030: Overview and Indicator Outline644.08 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Socio-demographic Index (SDI) 1970–2016
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Package icon GBD 2016 Socio-demographic Index (SDI) 1970–2016: Geography Values and 2016 Groupings493.81 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Population Estimates 1950-2016
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Package icon GBD 2015 Population Estimates 1950-20169.77 MB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Causes of Death and Nonfatal Causes Mapped to ICD Codes
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Package icon GBD 2016 Causes of Death and Nonfatal Causes Mapped to ICD Codes60.91 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Location Hierarchies
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Package icon GBD 2016 Location Hierarchies Files71.58 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Disability Weights
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Package icon GBD 2016 Disability Weights111.47 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Reference Life Table
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Package icon GBD 2016 Reference Life Table1.74 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) 45q15 Death Distribution Methods (DDM) Data Input Sources
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Package icon GBD 2016 45q15 Death Distribution Methods (DDM) Data Input Sources135.7 KB
Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Covariates 1980-2016