Release of ONS Excess Winter Mortality Statistics – 29 November

On the 29th of November 2012, the Office for National Statistics released Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales. The statistical bulletin contains excess winter death final data for the year 2010/11 as well as provisional data for 2011/12. The bulletin also contains breakdowns by sex, age, region and cause of death, alongside figures on temperature and influenza incidence (in order to provide context to the mortality figures).  Historical trends from 1950/51 onward are also presented for comparison.

Key findings for England and Wales are available on the Warwickshire Observatory’s blog.

Further information on Excess Winter Mortality in England and Wales is available on the Office for National Statistics website.