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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.