The tables containing data on deaths registered for the week ending 3 May 2024 were released at 9.30am today.

Key points 


Date of registration


A breakdown of expected and excess deaths by sex will be added to the weekly death registration tables next week, in advance of ONS plans to do same for all UK regions.


Date of death

  • The provisional number of deaths occurring in the week ending 3 May April (including those registered up to and including 8 May 2024) was 242.  



The tables are available from the weekly deaths webpage.

Historical weekly deaths data are available on the Final Historical Data page under weekly deaths.

More information on the current method for producing estimates of expected deaths, used to determine excess deaths, is available from the ONS website and a summary paper is available on the NISRA website.

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