• Trends in national mortality rates •  

Graphs showing time trends in mortality rates

Population of the 10 most populous countries in

Europe, all ages: 1950-2010

Graph showing population of biggest countries in Europe, all ages

Notes: France's population overtook Italy's in 1990 and the UK's in 1993. Italy's population was slightly bigger than the UK's from 1979 to 1985.

Source of data: United Nations Population Division, "World Population Prospects: The 2006 Revision".

WHO mortality rates for particular countries, ages and causes of death