Deaths broken down by age, sex, area and cause of death sourced from the deaths register.
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When accounting for population size and age-structure, age-standardised mortality rates (ASMRs) for females increased by 0.1%, however, for males ASMRs continued to decrease by 0.3%.
In 2018, there were 541,589 deaths registered in England and Wales, an increase of 1.6% compared with 2017 (533,253); this is the highest annual number of deaths since 1999.
The North East was the region of England with the highest ASMRs and London was the lowest for both males and females.
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