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Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Frequently Requested Health Data 1960-2009


General Info
Original or alternative title 
OECD Health Data 2010 - Frequently Requested Data
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1960 - 12/2009
Data type

These tables represent data that is most frequently requested from the OECD. The 2010 release includes data by OECD country on government health expenditures, out-of-pocket health expenditures, numbers of hospital beds, hospital discharges, amount of select hospital equipment and services provided, life expectancy, possible years of life lost, obesity, and tobacco and alcohol use. Data is given both by sex and as totals where possible. The majority of the data spans from 1960 to 2009.