Mortality Trends

Trends in national mortality rates

This website shows time trends in mortality rates. The rates are for particular countries, ages and causes of death—and you can choose which. To begin, click one of the images at right.

Countries: Full sets of graphs are available for 40 countries, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, France, Spain, Singapore and Italy.

Mortality rates: Most mortality rates were calculated using data from the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO is not, however, responsible for any of this site's content.