Population is a group of human beings living in a given geographic area, who can be characterized by various attributes, such as, age, sex, race, income, or education. Population data are often used as the denominator in the calculation of various health-related rates or statistics.
Department of Health Data
- See Population dataset.
Pennsylvania Vital Statistics
- An annual report of births, deaths, abortion, pregnancy, and population statistics.
County Health Profiles
- A series of county-specific reports that contain numerous statistics for various health-related subject areas.
Maternal and Child Health Status Indicators
- Reports focused on maternal and child health issues including deaths among children, infant deaths, child poverty, and birth data.
Minority Health Disparities
- This report focuses on significant differences among races/ethnicities for selected health topics.
External Data Sources
Pennsylvania State Data Center
American FactFinder (U.S. Census Bureau)