Figure 6: Top five leading causes of death for 5 to 19 year olds, 2016
England and Wales
Source: Office for National Statistics
- Based on deaths registered in each calendar year.
- In England and Wales, a conclusion of suicide cannot be returned for children under the age of 10 years.
- The cause of death groups used here are based on a list developed by the World Health Organization (WHO), modified for use in England and Wales.
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