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Deaths by Age and Sex

Numbers and rates in England and Wales

Numbers (thousands)

YearAll agesUnder 111–45–910–1415–1920–2425–3435–4445–5455–6465–7475–8485 and over
Males
1976300.14.880.880.680.641.661.663.245.9320.452.098.780.329.0
1981289.04.120.650.450.571.731.583.185.5416.946.992.286.828.5
1986287.93.720.570.330.381.431.753.105.7714.443.684.496.232.2
1991277.62.970.550.340.351.211.763.696.1613.334.977.295.839.3
1996268.72.270.440.240.290.931.414.065.8413.630.171.090.747.8
1999264.32.080.410.220.280.901.273.855.9313.628.764.390.452.3
2000255.51.890.340.220.280.871.223.766.0513.427.960.687.151.9
2001252.41.810.320.190.280.881.273.636.0713.327.557.587.052.7
2002253.11.810.320.200.280.831.243.476.2012.927.756.388.353.6
2003253.91.810.310.190.240.811.233.266.3212.728.255.189.654.0
2004244.11.790.290.170.260.781.153.106.1912.227.052.587.351.3
2005243.31.870.280.160.250.751.112.896.1412.127.351.084.854.7
2006240.91.860.290.190.260.841.213.136.3212.327.648.981.956.2
Females
1976298.53.460.590.450.420.620.671.944.0412.829.667.1104.772.1
1981288.92.900.530.300.370.650.641.823.7410.527.262.8103.673.9
1986293.32.590.490.250.270.560.671.653.838.825.858.4106.583.6
1991292.52.190.440.250.220.460.641.733.708.421.354.2103.395.7
1996291.51.690.320.180.200.430.511.853.668.918.250.296.7108.7
1999291.81.550.300.170.220.390.471.673.799.018.045.193.9117.2
2000280.11.490.250.160.180.380.471.693.879.117.642.289.3113.4
2001277.91.430.270.190.180.380.471.593.778.917.640.588.8113.9
2002280.41.310.250.160.190.380.431.613.778.717.739.690.0116.3
2003284.41.500.280.150.190.350.461.573.868.518.039.092.7117.9
2004268.41.430.230.130.160.380.461.493.808.117.636.988.3109.4
2005269.11.370.220.130.180.380.481.483.818.217.836.086.4113.1
2006261.71.510.270.140.170.380.441.383.808.117.934.581.2111.9

Rates (deaths per 1,000 population in each age group)

YearAll agesUnder 111–45–910–1415–1920–2425–3435–4445–5455–6465–7475–8485 and over
Males
197612.516.20.650.340.310.880.960.922.096.9719.650.3116.4243.2
198112.012.60.530.270.290.820.830.891.836.1117.745.6105.2226.5
198611.811.00.440.210.230.720.830.881.685.2716.642.8101.2215.4
199111.28.30.400.210.230.720.890.941.764.5613.938.193.1205.6
199610.76.80.320.140.180.600.851.011.674.0611.934.585.0198.8
199910.46.50.310.120.160.560.830.991.603.9910.931.679.9194.4
200010.06.10.260.130.160.540.790.981.593.9210.429.775.9187.5
20019.95.90.250.110.160.530.800.971.563.8910.028.074.0186.4
20029.85.90.250.120.160.490.770.941.573.869.727.273.5187.7
20039.85.70.250.110.140.460.750.911.583.819.626.472.9191.0
20049.45.50.230.100.150.440.670.871.533.679.025.069.9176.0
20059.35.70.240.100.160.480.690.891.563.618.924.167.4172.1
20069.15.40.230.120.150.460.670.891.553.588.823.264.7163.4
Females
197611.812.20.460.240.210.350.400.561.464.3010.126.074.6196.6
198111.39.40.460.190.190.320.350.521.263.809.524.166.2178.2
198611.48.00.400.170.170.290.330.471.123.249.223.462.5169.4
199111.26.40.330.160.150.290.330.441.052.878.221.858.7161.6
199611.05.30.250.100.120.290.310.461.042.637.120.655.8158.9
199911.05.10.240.100.130.250.310.431.012.616.719.253.4162.6
200010.55.10.200.100.110.250.300.441.002.626.418.150.8155.2
200110.44.90.220.120.110.240.300.420.962.576.317.450.1155.0
200210.44.50.200.100.110.240.270.440.942.546.017.050.4159.4
200310.64.90.240.100.120.210.280.430.952.515.916.751.3165.6
20049.94.60.200.090.100.220.270.420.932.395.715.848.6154.3
20059.94.40.190.090.110.220.270.400.902.385.615.448.1152.7
200629.64.60.220.090.100.220.260.390.922.335.614.845.7143.8
1. Rates per 1,000 live births.
2. Death rates for 2006 have been calculated using the mid 2006 population estimates published on 22 August 2007.
Source: UK Statistics Authority, Web: www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk
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