Data tools and practices

Collecting, cleaning, and storing data

We have a rigorous process to ensure we create the most accurate estimates available.

Data for the private sector

​IHME Client Services leverages our evidence-based datasets to answer strategic questions and guide data-driven decisions. We customize service agreements to fit each organization’s needs.

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Client Services

For commercial use of data, please contact [email protected].

Data Librarians

For help finding data sources, contact our data librarians using a contact form.

 

About private sector data use

We leverage IHME’s datasets to answer strategic questions and guide data-driven decisions. We customize service agreements to fit each organization’s needs.

We partner with industry leaders who are critical to improving health of the world's population to help address a range of strategic and implementation questions.

Use our health data for global ​insights that drive confident, strategic decision-making.

Recently updated interactive visuals

Interactive Data Visual

Family Planning

Explore local trends in family planning indicators in Burkina Faso, Kenya, and Nigeria.

Interactive Data Visual

Burden of Proof

Compare strength of evidence for health risks and outcomes.

Interactive Data Visual

Health-related SDGs

Explore progress made toward achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1990–2021 and projections to 2030.

Interactive Data Visual

Pandemic Recovery Survey

Use this tool to understand the effects of the pandemic on health care and health seeking behavior, attitudes and practices around vaccinations, education, and household financial and food security.

Using our data and tools

Data tool

Verbal autopsy tool

IHME's verbal autopsy tool, SMARTVA-Analyze, takes verbal autopsy interview data as input and produces cause of death estimates at the individual and population levels.

Tutorials

Training on our tools

Learn how to effectively use IHME's interactive data visuals to find the information you need.

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Trainings and workshops

IHME offers a variety of education and training opportunities for policymakers and scholars engaged in population health and health metrics research, advocacy, and policy.