Finding Health Statistics

About This Guide

Students and workers in the healthcare field may need to find health statistics to support their assignments, research, intervention, and policy implementation. These types of statistics are most often collected by the government, though there are also other organizations that collect health statistics. This guide provides some of the most common places to find national, state and local, demographic, and international health statistics. 

Find National Statistics

You can find most national health statistics on government websites. Below are some of the most commonly-used websites. These websites often have a search box at the top of the page where you can search for your topic of interest and many have a browse option to browse through the various areas in which they collect statistics. You may need to open and search through reports to find the specific statistics that interest you.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Other Government Websites