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Alcohol-Specific Deaths in the United Kingdom

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Following user consultation, the Alcohol-related deaths in the UK dataset is no longer being published. Consequence of alcohol misuse is now measured by the new National Statistics definition of alcohol-specific deaths. This publication now uses the new definition and dataset.

Alcohol-specific deaths in the United Kingdom: registered in 2017

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9781787760752
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Office for National Statistics (ONS)
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5 February 2019
Edition
2017
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120 pages
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A4 (2010 x 297 mm)

Deaths in the UK that are known to be direct consequences of alcohol misuse, such as alcoholic liver disease.

Headline points
  • In 2017, there were 7,697 alcohol-specific deaths in the UK, an age-standardised rate of 12.2 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • For the UK, alcohol-specific death rates have increased in recent years to similar rates observed in 2008 where they were at the highest recorded.
  • Since the beginning of the time series in 2001, rates of alcohol-specific deaths among males have been more than double those observed among females (16.8 and 8.0 deaths per 100,000 in 2017 respectively).
  • In 2017, alcohol-specific death rates were highest among 55- to 59-year-old females and 60- to 64-year-old males.
  • Scotland remains the constituent country with the highest rate of alcohol-specific deaths in 2017; yet Scotland was the only country to experience a statistically significant decrease in rates from 2001.
 


Alcohol-specific deaths in the United Kingdom: registered in 2016

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9781787321687
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Publication Date
30 January 2018
Edition
2016
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Extent
185 pages
Dimensions
A4 (2010 x 297 mm)

Deaths in the UK which are known to be direct consequences of alcohol misuse.

Main points
  • In 2016 there were 7,327 alcohol-specific deaths in the UK, an age-standardised rate of 11.7 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • For the UK, the 2016 alcohol-specific deaths rate continues to remain unchanged since 2013, but is still higher than that observed 15 years ago.
  • Since 2001 rates of alcohol-specific deaths among males have been an average of 55% higher than those observed among females.
  • For both sexes, rates of alcohol-specific deaths were highest among those aged 55 to 64 years in 2016.
  • Scotland remains the constituent country with the highest rate of alcohol-specific deaths in 2016; yet Scotland has also seen the largest decrease in its rates since they peaked in the early 2000s.
  • In England, and for both sexes, alcohol-specific death rates in 2016 were significantly higher in the most deprived local areas when compared with the least deprived local areas.
 


Alcohol related deaths in the United Kingdom 2015

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9781787320338
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Publication Date
15 March 2017
Edition
2015
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Extent
98 pages
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This bulletin presents deaths caused by diseases known to be related to alcohol consumption, such as
cirrhosis of the liver.

Main points
  • In 2015, there were 8,758 alcohol-related deaths in the UK, an age-standardised rate of 14.2 deaths per 100,000 population.
  • For the UK as a whole, alcohol-related death rates have not changed in recent years, but the rate in 2015 is still higher than that observed in 1994.
  • The majority of alcohol-related deaths (65%) in the UK in 2015 were among males.
  • For both males and females, rates of alcohol-related death were highest in those aged 55 to 64 years in 2015.
  • Scotland remains the UK constituent country with the highest rate of alcohol-related deaths in 2015; yet, Scotland has also seen the largest decrease in its rates since they peaked in the early 2000s.
 


Alcohol related deaths in the United Kingdom 2014

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9781785841095
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Publication Date
22 February 2016
Edition
2014
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Extent
112 pages
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A4 (2010 x 297 mm)

This bulletin presents alcohol-related death figures for the UK, England and Wales and English Regions for 2014.

In 2014, there were 8,697 alcohol-related deaths registered in the UK, an age-standardised rate of 14.3 deaths per 100,000 population. Of these, 5,687 deaths were among males (65% of the deaths) and 3,010 among females (35% of the deaths), with rates of 19.4 deaths per 100,000 males and 9.6 per 100,000 females.

These statistics are of interest to the general public. Local and national media report on alcohol related death trends and geographical patterns and may comment on the effectiveness of current or proposed government policies. 


Alcohol related deaths in the United Kingdom 2013

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9781910535608
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Publication Date
13 February 2015
Edition
2013
Format
Paperback
Extent
154 pages
Dimensions
A4 (2010 x 297 mm)

This bulletin presents alcohol-related death figures for the UK, its constituent countries and regions of England for 2013. The results are presented for the last 10 years (2004 to 2013) for ease of presentation. The accompanying reference tables contain data from 1994 onwards

Alcohol-related deaths are mostly those caused by diseases known to be related to alcohol consumption, such as cirrhosis of the liver. Accidental or violent deaths where alcohol abuse may have played a part are not included. The full definition is explained later in this bulletin.

This bulletin contains:
  • Age and sex breakdowns for the UK as a whole in 2013
  • Time trends for the UK as a whole
  • Comparisons between the four countries of the UK
  • Figures for England, Wales, and the regions of England
  • Information on the wider context and uses of these statistics
  • Details of important methodological issues and changes
 



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