Registrar General Annual Report 2017 Cause of Death

Date published: 07 November 2018


In 2017...

There were 16,036 deaths registered.  Cancer was the leading cause of death, followed by circulatory disease.

Charts and tables containing detailed statistics on Causes of Death this year are available below:

Users of our Cause of Death statistics may also be interested in the additional tables relating to suicides registered in 2017, available as an addendum to the Annual Report of the Registrar General here.