Differences in the population size between different countries are often large.
United Kingdom: Cumulative confirmed cases: how do they compare to other countries? People in Scotland must show they've had a booster jab to be considered fully vaccinated if their last vaccine dose was more than four months ago.
The chart here shows how governmental response has changed over time.
This provides a clearer picture of where the pandemic is accelerating, staying the same, or reducing.
How United Kingdom compares There is no one perfect statistic to compare the outbreaks different countries have experienced during this pandemic.
These figures do not include deaths outside hospital, such as those in care homes.
This means that the totals reported at 4pm on each day may not include all deaths that occurred on that day or on recent prior days.
The Total file contains all reported deaths.