Raised blood pressure

The WHO Target aims for a 25% relative reduction in the prevalence of raised blood pressure or contain the prevalence of raised blood pressure, according to national circumstances. The data shows the percentage of defined population aged 18 and over with raised blood pressure using the WHO definition of raised blood pressure as SBP ≥140 or DBP ≥90. Age standardized. Source: WHO.

The data is shown in two formats below. The first map shows the relative % increase/reduction to track progress against 25by25 - click on each country to view the absolute % for the two years this relative change is based on. The second map shows the absolute % data for the most recent year data is available. Both maps can also be filtered by gender. All percentages are rounded up or down to the nearest decimal point.