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).
A high proportion of adults felt that measures to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) were either very important or important; including wearing a face covering (86% in this period, 87% in the previous period between 25 August and 5 September 2021) and socially distancing from others not in their household (86% in this period, 87% in the previous period).
Among working adults, 65% reported travelling to work (either exclusively or in combination with working from home) in the past seven days, which is an increase of 8 percentage points compared with the previous period (57%); 29% of working adults reported working from home in the past seven days (either exclusively or in combination with travelling to work) which is a slight decrease of 3 percentage points compared with the previous period (32%).
Around 1 in 6 (18%) adults reported they had not been able to buy essential food items as they were not available at some point during the past two weeks; a quarter (25%) reported they had not been able to buy other non-essential food items, and a smaller proportion reported they had not been able to buy medicine (4%) or fuel (4%); around 6 in 10 (61%) reported that everything they needed had been available to buy.
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 coronavirus (COVID-19).
Data from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey (OPN) on whether and where someone has had to prove they have received a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine or had a negative test result, on worries about children returning to school including the reasons why and peoples perceptions of their risk of catching COVID-19, covering the period 8 to 19 September 2021.
Indicators from the Opinions and Lifestyle Survey covering the period 8 to 19 September 2021 to understand the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on people, households and communities in Great Britain.
Characteristics of people testing positive for COVID-19 from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Infection Survey. This survey is being delivered in partnership with University of Oxford, University of Manchester, Public Health England and Wellcome Trust. This study is jointly led by the ONS and the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) working with the University of Oxford and Lighthouse Laboratory to collect and test samples.
Analysis of age-standardised case rates for coronavirus (COVID-19) in England by various socio-demographic characteristics including estimates of case rates by ethnic group, religion, country of birth, socio-economic status, and disability.
Adults from all English regions, Scotland and Wales became increasingly likely to say they would accept the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine during the first half of 2021, with some of the biggest changes seen among people in self-reported bad health.
Some neighbourhoods saw more than twice as many residents die than would have been expected for the time of year during the spring and summer of 2020, while excess deaths were spread out over a longer period in the following autumn and winter. Our interactive chart and map let you see what happened where you live.