Health by the Numbers

World Health Statistics

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Statistics as of 2:16pm EDT 10/23/2011

10,510,705
Communicable disease deaths this year
Sources and info:

6,154,227
Deaths of children under 5 this year
Sources and info:

34,014,234
Abortions this year
Sources and info:

278,345
Deaths of mothers during birth this year
Sources and info:

33,901,775
HIV/AIDS infected people
Sources and info:

1,361,081
Deaths caused by HIV/AIDS this year
Sources and info:

6,649,630
Deaths caused by cancer this year
Sources and info:

  • Cancer – World Health Organization (WHO)
794,176
Deaths caused by malaria this year
Sources and info:

  • Malaria – World Health Organization (WHO)
9,093,742,601
Cigarettes smoked today
Sources and info:

4,047,490
Deaths caused by smoking this year
Sources and info:

2,025,022
Deaths caused by alcohol this year
Sources and info:

868,231
Suicides this year
Sources and info:

$323,901,313,820 World spending on illegal drugs this year
Sources and info:

1,092,950
Road traffic accident fatalities this year
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