Quantifying environmental health impacts

Country groupings

Subregional country groupings for the global assessment of disease burden



Country groupings for global assessment according to WHO subregions (a)


Subregionb . WHO Member States
AFR D Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Comoros Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Togo
AFR E Botswana, Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania Zambia, Zimbabwe
AMR A Canada, Cuba, United States of America
AMR B Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Newis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
AMR D Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Haiti, Nicaragua, Peru
EMR B Bahrain, Cyprus, Iran (Islamic Republic of), Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syrian Arab Republic, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates
EMR D Afghanistan, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Morocco, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen
EUR A Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
EUR B Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Tajikistan, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia
EUR C Belarus, Estonia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova, Russian Federation, Ukraine
SEAR B Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Thailand
SEAR D Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Timor Leste
WPR A Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore
WPR B Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Micronesia (Federated States of), Mongolia, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Viet Nam

a Source WHO (2001)

b Subregions: AFR=Africa; AMR=Americas; EMR=Eastern Mediterranean; EUR=Europe; SEAR=South-East Asia; WPR=Western Pacific; A: very low child, very low adult mortality; B Low child, low adult mortality; C: Low child, high adult mortality; D: High child, high adult mortality; E: High child, very high adult mortality