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Health Data & Statistics (general)

The resources on this page can be used to find statistics covering all areas of health care.

UK Health Data & Statistics

Health Survey for England

The Health Survey for England provides an annual snapshot of the health of the nation and tracks change over time.

Each survey in the series includes core topics covering questions on general health and longstanding illness; key lifestyle behaviours that influence health; social care; and measurements such as blood pressure, body measurements, and analysis of blood and saliva samples.

A short compilation of key NHS statistics.

NHS Confederation NHS statistics, facts and figures

NHS Digital has responsibility for standardising, collecting and publishing data and information from across the health and social care system in England.

NHS Digital

NHS England: Statistical work areas

Provides statistics on a number of areas within the NHS including:

  • A&E attendance
  • Bed availability
  • Dementia referral
  • Health visitors
  • Maternity and breastfeeding

The Health and Social Care section from the Office for National Statistics

Office for National Statistics Health and social care

UK Data Service: Health and health behaviour

Datasets archived in the UK Data Service data archive that can be accessed and used for health research.

Global Health Data & Statistics

Demographic and Health Surveys Program

The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) program has collected, analyzed, and disseminated accurate and representative data on population, health, HIV, and nutrition through more than 300 surveys in over 90 developing countries.

Global Health Observatory

Produced by the World Health Orgnization the Global Health Observatory theme pages provide data and analyses on global health priorities. Each theme page provides information on global situation and trends highlights, using core indicators, database views, major publications and links to relevant web pages on the theme.

Health statistics from the OECD.

Organisation for Economics Co-operation and Development Health statistics


Health statistics from the World Health Organization

World Health Organization Health data and statistics