This is an interactive portal that presents more than 140 health and health-related indicators with data from 1995 to the present, including disaggregation by age, sex, urban-rural distribution and more. It gives crucial information on the health situation and trends at the country, subregional and regional levels.

Updated: May 22th, 2024

  • Private, public and out-of-pocket health expenditure as % of GDP
  • Mean years of schooling (years), disaggregated by sex
  • Contraceptive prevalence use, modern methods (%)
  • Demand for family planning satisfied by any modern method (%)
  • Dengue cases
  • Density of dentists, medical doctors, midwifery personnel, nursing personnel and pharmacists (10 000 pop)

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This portal on the health situation and trends of the Americas is a collaborative effort between the Ministries of Health, the national statistical institutes of the countries and territories of the Americas and PAHO's country offices, technical departments, and units. It is maintained by the Department of Evidence and Intelligence for Action in Health (EIH).