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

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

On this page:

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, 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

GBD 2016 Online Tools Overview

This basic 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.

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

Covariates

45q15 death distribution methods (DDM) data input sources

Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) All-cause Under-5 Mortality, Adult Mortality, and Life Expectancy 1970-2016

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Death percent of all causes, Death rate, Life expectancy, Number of deaths

Related Publications: Global, regional, and national under-5 mortality, adult mortality, age-specific mortality, and life expectancy, 1970-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Files available for download: Select Lancet Article Tables

Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Cause-Specific Mortality 1980-2016

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Cause of death, Death rate, Number of deaths, Number of years of life lost (YLLs)

Related Publications: Global, regional, and national age-sex specific mortality for 264 causes of death, 1980–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Files available for download: Select Lancet Article Tables

Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Incidence, Prevalence, and Years Lived with Disability 1990-2016

Results as appearing in The Lancet

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

Related Publications: Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 328 diseases and injuries for 195 countries, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Files available for download: Select Lancet Article Tables

Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Disability-Adjusted Life Years and Healthy Life Expectancy 1990-2016

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Number of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), Healthy life expectancy (HALE)

Related Publications: Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 332 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Files available for download: Select Lancet Article Tables

Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Burden by Risk 1990-2016

Results as appearing in The Lancet

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

Related Publications: Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Files available for download: Select Lancet Article Tables

Note: These files include for each risk:

  • Theoretical minimum risk exposure level (TMREL)
  • Relative risk

Global Burden of Disease Study 2016 (GBD 2016) Health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Indicators 1990-2030

Results as appearing in The Lancet

Indicators: Refer to Keywords listed in the record.

Related Publications: Measuring progress and projecting attainment based on past trends of the health‐related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: an analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016

Files available for download: Scaled and Unscaled Values; Overview and Indicator Outline

Data Input Sources Tool

The Data Input Sources Tool allows users to explore GBD 2016 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
  • Risk factor exposure
  • By sequelae: YLDs, prevalence, incidence

Code

Access the code used to generate the GBD results.