Deaths registered in England and Wales: 2015

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  • There were 529,655 deaths registered in England and Wales in 2015, an increase of 5.6% compared with 2014.
  • Age-standardised mortality rates (ASMRs) increased in 2015 by 5.1% for females and 3.1% for males; a change to the general decrease in rates in recent years.
  • In 2015, mortality rates for respiratory diseases (including flu) increased notably for both males and females.
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