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Important notes and usage information

  • The number of deaths registered in England and Wales in the week ending 10 September 2021 was affected by the Summer Bank Holiday that occurred in the previous week (Week 35), it is likely that more deaths were registered than we would normally expect due to less deaths being registered in the previous week.

  • In Week 36, 11,035 deaths were registered in England and Wales; this was 2,238 more deaths than the previous week (Week 35) and 20.2% above the five-year average (1,853 more deaths).

  • The number of deaths registered in England in the week ending 10 September 2021 (Week 36) was 10,352; this was 2,118 more deaths than the previous week (Week 35) and 20.3% above the five-year average (1,748 more deaths).

  • The number of deaths registered in Wales in the week ending 10 September 2021 (Week 36) was 667; this was 125 more deaths than the previous week (Week 35) and 20.8% above the five-year average (115 more deaths).

  • Of the deaths registered in Week 36 in England and Wales, 857 mentioned "novel coronavirus (COVID-19)", accounting for 7.8% of all deaths; this was an increase compared with Week 35 (659 deaths).

  • The number of deaths involving COVID-19 in England increased to 786 in Week 36 compared with 632 in Week 35; for Wales, deaths involving COVID-19 increased to 65 in Week 36 compared with 25 in Week 35.

  • The number of deaths registered in the UK in the week ending 10 September 2021 was 12,503, which was 2,057 more than the five-year average; of deaths registered in the UK in Week 36,994 involved COVID-19, that is, 213 more than in Week 35.

This table includes provisional counts of the number of deaths registered in England and Wales, by age, sex and region, in the latest weeks for which data are available. Includes the most up-to-date figures available for deaths involving the coronavirus (COVID-19).

For information on data quality, legislation and procedures relating to mortality statistics, please see our User guide to mortality statistics.

For mortality data for other UK countries please see statistics on deaths in Scotland and statistics on deaths in Northern Ireland.