Registrar General Annual Report 2016 Cause of Death

Date published: 07 November 2017


In 2016...

There were 15,430 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 2016, available as an addendum to the Annual Report of the Registrar General here.