Health statistics and information systems

Disease burden and mortality estimates


Cause-specific mortality estimates for major causes of child death for 2000–2016 are available for download below (released February 2018).

A summary of the data sources and methods is available from the links below, together with a file containing input data sources and open access statistical code as programmed in Stata for reproducing these estimates.

These estimates are an update to the child causes of death estimates for 2000–2015 published in February 2016, using similar methodology applied to updated data sources. These estimates supersede previously published estimates, and differences with previously published estimates should not be interpreted as representing time trends.

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Previous estimates published in May 2014, September 2014 and February 2016.