Vital Statistics Outputs Branch
Telephone: +44 (0)1329 444110
Frequency of release: Weekly
Geographical coverage: England and Wales
Geographical breakdown: Region
The provisional number of deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending 06/04/2012 was 8,520. This represents a fall of 1,114 deaths registered in comparison with the previous week. This fall is likely to be the result of fewer registration days over the Easter weekend.
Weekly death figures provide provisional counts of the number of deaths registered in England and Wales in the latest eight weeks for which data are available.
The Vital Statistics: Population and Health Reference Tables provide quarterly and annual mortality data for the United Kingdom and its constituent countries. Monthly Provisional Figures on Deaths Registered by Area of Usual Residence provide provisional monthly mortality data for England and Wales while Monthly Figures on Deaths Registered by Area of Usual Residence provide final monthly data.
There is also an interactive mapping tool which enables trends in mortality to be analysed at the local level.
We welcome feedback on the content, format and relevance of this release. The Health and Life Events (HLED) User Engagement Strategy outlines the divisional approach to user engagement.