FOI Reference: FOI/2021/3314

You asked

Exactly how many people in the UK of working age, without underlying co- morbidities have died of Covid-19 from January 2020 - October 2021?

We said

​Thank you for your request.

We are responsible for the provision of and hold mortality statistics for England and Wales. National Records Scotland (NRS) and the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) are responsible for statistics pertaining to Scotland and Northern Ireland. Therefore, we do not hold the requested data for the whole of the UK.

Should you wish to obtain this data from NRS and NISRA, they can be contacted at and respectively.

For mortality figures where COVID-19 was the sole cause of death, please see: Pre-existing conditions of people whose death was recorded with an underlying cause of COVID-19.

This dataset provides a greater insight into the leading pre-existing cause of death groups, for deaths occurring in England and Wales that were due to COVID-19.

This publication will be updated quarterly. COVID-19 deaths involving pre-existing conditions is split by broad age groups between 1-64 and 65+.

Please see below for death registrations for 2020 and 2021 (provisional) that were due to COVID-19 and were recorded without any pre-existing conditions, England and Wales.

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