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World Health Statistics Report 2008


General Info
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1990 - 12/2006
Series or system 
World Health Statistics
Data type

The World Health Organization's annual World Health Statistics reports present health statistics for WHO Member States, focusing on a basic set of health indicators selected on the basis of availability and relevance for global health. The core indicators provided by the 2008 World Health Statistics Report include: mortality outcomes, morbidity outcomes, risk factors, coverage of selected health interventions, health systems, inequalities in health, and demographic and socioeconomic statistics.

Suggested citation 

World Health Organization (WHO). WHO World Health Statistics Report 2008. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO).

Other ID type 
Other ID 
978 92 4 156359 8
Other ID type 2 
Other ID 2 
978 92 4 0682740 (electronic version)