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Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in Year (DR Series)

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This report presents the number of deaths registered in England and Wales each year by age, sex and selected underlying cause of death. In addition, the ten leading causes of death have been ranked to provide a summary for both males and females.

Since 2006 this report has included data from the previously-produced DH1, DH2 and DH4 reports which have now been discontinued.

Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales 2021 Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales 2021 is in stock now
Mortality Statistics: Deaths Registered in England and Wales 2021
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Registered deaths by age, sex, selected underlying causes of death and the leading causes of death. Contains death rates and death registrations by area of residence and single year of age.

Main points
  • In 2021, there were 586,334 deaths registered in England and Wales, which was a decrease of 3.6% compared with 2020 (607,922 deaths).
  • In 2021, there were more male deaths registered than female deaths (297,989 male deaths and 288,345 female deaths); this is the same as 2020 and only the second time this has been the case since 1981.
  • Taking into account the population size and age structure, age-standardised mortality rates (ASMRs) in England and Wales decreased significantly, by 6.3% for males and 5.0% for females.
  • The North East was the region of England with the highest age-standardised mortality rate in both males and females for the third consecutive year; the lowest ASMRs for both males and females were in London, replacing the South West in 2020.
  • In Wales, the highest age-standardised mortality rate for males was in Neath Port Talbot and for females was in Blaenau Gwent; the lowest ASMR for males was in Monmouthshire, and in Ceredigion for females.
  • As in 2020, the leading cause of death in England and Wales in 2021 was the coronavirus (COVID-19), with 67,350 deaths (11.5% of all deaths); the second most common cause of death was dementia and Alzheimers disease, accounting for 10.4% of all deaths registered in 2021 (61,250 deaths).
  • In 2021, the leading cause of death for males was ischaemic heart diseases (37,095 deaths, accounting for 12.4% of all male deaths), and for females was dementia and Alzheimers disease (40,250 deaths; 14.0% of all female deaths).
 
ISBN
9781804920923
Author
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Published by
Dandy Booksellers Ltd
Publication Date
17 October 2022
Edition
2020
Format
Paperback
Extent
56 pages plus CD-ROM
Dimensions
A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Series
Series DR_21
Approx Weight
0.22 kg
HS Code
490199






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