National and Global Health Data

National Health Information  

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) 

This Data Statistics page provides a list of links to data and statistics by topic, and links to tools and resources.

National Center for Health Statistics

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) is the nation's principal health statistics agency, providing data to identify and address health issues. NCHS compiles statistical information to help guide public health and health policy decisions. 

View NCHS Fact Sheets


The FastStats site, provides quick access to statistics on topics of public health importance and is organized alphabetically. Links are provided to publications that include the statistics presented, to sources of more data, and to related web pages.


Welcome to VitalStats, a collection of vital statistics products including tables, data files, and reports that allow users to access and examine vital statistics and population data interactively.

National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) 

State Reports from 2013 Profile Survey Findings
NACCHO developed 44 state reports using data about finance, workforce, and activities from the 2013 National Profile of Local Health departments (Profile) survey. These brief reports allow local health department staff to compare their state's local health departments to others nationwide. 

Global Health Information

World Health Organization 

Visit the World Health Organization website.

A good place to start is the Global Health Observatory.

In the Reports section, check out World Health Statistics 2012, which contains WHO's annual compilation of health-related data for its 194 Member States. It includes a summary of the progress made towards achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and associated targets. This year, it also includes highlight summaries on the topics of non-communicable diseases, universal health coverage and civil registration coverage.

The GHO data repository, contains an extensive list of indicators, which can be selected by theme or through a multi-dimension query functionality. It is the World Health Organization's main health statistics repository.