Global health

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Statista dossier about global health

This dossier presents key facts and figures about general health around the world. It contains rankings for countries based on life expectancy, disease rates, health care spending, and mortality rates, as well as figures on health risk factors and the leading global health and pharmaceutical companies.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • 20 healthiest countries in 2019

    • Life expectancy at birth worldwide by region 2016

    • Countries with the lowest life expectancy 2018

    • Countries with the highest life expectancy 2018

    • Global survey on free healthcare by country 2018

  • 2. Health care spending and costs
    • Health expenditure as a percent of GDP worldwide 2016 by region

    • Countries with highest government health expenditure share 2017

    • Health expenditure as a percentage of GDP in select countries 2018

    • Countries with highest per capita current health expenditure 2016

    • Per capita health spending in selected developed countries 2013-2017

    • Health spending as a share of GDP in selected developed countries 2013-2017

    • Countries with lowest governmental health expenditure 2016

    • Global spending on medicines 2010-2024

    • Country comparison in spending on medicine 2024

    • Global oncology costs 2010-2018

    • Diabetes health expenditure top 10 countries in 2019

  • 3. Diseases
    • Adult prevalence of diagnosed infectious diseases by country 2019

    • Adult population diagnosed with cancer in select countries by gender 2019

    • Prevalence of new HIV worldwide by country 2018

    • Proportion of HIV-positive people in selected countries 2018

    • Countries outside Africa HIV prevalence 2018

    • Countries with the highest rates of autism among children worldwide as of 2020

    • Rate of tuberculosis incidence in high-burden countries 2018

    • Countries with largest number of people requiring action against NTDs worldwide 2016

    • Countries with highest probable mortality due to non-communicable diseases 2016

    • Percentage of elderly with chronic conditions as of 2017, by country

  • 4. Mortality
    • Countries with lowest death rates 2018

    • Countries with highest death rates 2018

    • Top ten causes of deaths in low-income countries 2016

    • Top ten causes of deaths in upper-middle income countries 2016

    • Top ten causes of deaths in upper income countries 2016

    • Leading causes of death among adolescents aged 10-19 years in 2015

    • Countries with the highest infant mortality rate 2017

    • Countries with the lowest infant mortality rate 2017

    • Countries with highest mortality rate among children aged under five 2018

  • 5. Health risks
    • Smokers - proportion of smokers in selected countries by gender 2017

    • Key facts on alcohol-related deaths globally 2018

    • Countries with highest per capita consumption of alcohol 2018

    • Obesity - prevalence in selected countries by gender 2019

    • Infectious diseases sufferers and lifestyle habits by country 2019

    • Cardiovascular condition sufferers based on lifestyle habits by country 2019

  • 6. Companies
    • World's most valuable healthcare brands 2019 by brand value

    • 2019 list of global top 10 biotech and pharmaceutical companies based on revenue

    • Leading companies by revenue in consumer healthcare segment globally 2017

    • 2019 global list of top health care equipment and service companies based on revenue

    • Top health care services companies by sales growth in 2018/2019

  • 7. Miscellaneous
    • Percentage of births attended by skilled health personnel by world region 2009-2018

    • Countries with highest adolescent birth rate worldwide 2010-2018

    • Worldwide contraceptive prevalence as of 2018, by region

    • Average daily steps among people in select countries worldwide 2017

    • Availability of new cancer drugs by country as of 2018

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