In this section

  • Estimates of those aged 90 years and over in the UK, life expectancy factors and indicators of the health of the very old. These statistics help us understand the needs of an ageing population.

  • Childbearing, conceptions, births and abortions in the UK. These statistics inform us about average family size and maternity trends among women, by age and area.

  • Deaths broken down by age, sex, area and cause of death.

  • Divorces taking place covering dissolutions and annulments of marriage by previous marital status, sex and age of persons divorcing, children of divorced couples, fact proven at divorce and to whom granted.

  • The composition of families and households, including data on lone parents, married couples and civil partnership families. Household size and household types, including people living alone, multi-family households and households where members are all unrelated are also provided.

  • How long, on average, people can expect to live using estimates of the population and the number of deaths.

  • Live births by age of mother/father, sex, marital status, country of birth, socio-economic status, previous children and area.

  • Marriages formed, civil partnerships formed and dissolved, and estimates of the population by marital status and living arrangements.

  • Stillbirths containing data on cause of death and sex, plus analyses by some of the key risk factors affecting stillbirths, including age of mother and birthweight.