Action for lung health in the UK

The UK has recently formed a national respiratory coalition to make lung health a priority in health policy. You can find out more about the coalition’s activities on the national project page.

Download a one-page overview of lung health in UK (PDF)


Data from the UK by disease

The charts below present data from GBD studies to provide a uniform evaluation of the state of lung health. To find out more about how this data is put together, visit the methodology page. All charts are freely available to download by clicking the three dots in the top right hand corner. Please reference Lung Facts when sharing.

  • Asthma
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Lung cancer
  • Lower respiratory tract infections (LRTIs)
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Interstitial Lung Diseases (ILDs)
  • Mesothelioma