Figure 1:
Age-standardised asthma mortality rates for all ages 2001-2010 from countries where asthma is separately coded as a cause of death, ordered by mortality rate and country income group.*

Source: WHO Detailed Mortality Database, February 2014 update.

Key to Chart

Top half represents high-income countries. Lower portion shows lower-and middle-countries.

*Data standardised to the World Standard Population. Calculated from the average number of deaths and average population for each 5-year age-group over the period 2001-2010, using all available data for each country (the number of available years over this period ranged from 1 to 10).

Age-standardised deaths per million population