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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.

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Alcohol-specific deaths in the United Kingdom: registered in 2021
Including CD-ROM of data

8.50
Deaths caused by diseases known to be a direct consequence of alcohol, by age, sex, and region.

Main points
  • In 2021, there were 9,641 deaths (14.8 per 100,000 people) from alcohol-specific causes registered in the UK, the highest number on record.
  • The number recorded in 2021 was 7.4% higher than in 2020 (8,974 deaths; 14.0 per 100,000) and 27.4% higher than in 2019 (7,565 deaths; 11.8 per 100,000), the last pre-coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic year.
  • Between 2012 and 2019, rates of alcohol-specific deaths in the UK had remained stable, with no statistically significant changes in the age-standardised rate.
  • Consistent with previous years, the rate of alcohol-specific deaths for males in 2021 remained around double the rate for females (20.1 and 9.9 deaths per 100,000 people, respectively).
  • Scotland and Northern Ireland had the highest rates of alcohol-specific deaths in 2021 (22.4 and 19.3 deaths per 100,000 people, respectively).
  • Comparing with 2019, there have been statistically significant increases in the alcohol-specific death rate in England, Wales, and Scotland.
 
ISBN
9781804921371
Author
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Published by
Dandy Booksellers Ltd
Publication Date
19 January 2023
Edition
2021
Format
Paperback
Extent
24 pages plus CD-ROM
Dimensions
A4 (2010 x 297 mm)
Approx Weight
0.14 kg
HS Code
490199






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