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Age-standardised Death Rates Calculated Using the European Standard Population

Age-standardised Death Rates Calculated Using the European Standard Population

Last update: 24 November 2020National Statistics Icon
Next update: June 2021
Frequency: Annual

Contents

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Main Points

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Methodology 

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Tables 

 data-vis-icon Table 1: All ages age-standardised death rates for all causes and certain selected causes, Scotland, 1994 to 2019
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data-vis-icon Table 2: Under 75, age-standardised death rates for all causes and certain selected causes, Scotland, 1994 to 2019
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Table 3: All ages age-standardised death rates for all causes, administrative areas, 2006 to 2019
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data-vis-icon Table 4: Under 75 age-standardised death rates for all causes, administrative areas, 2006 to 2019
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data-vis-icon Table 5: All ages age-standardised death rates, and numbers of deaths, for certain causes, NHS Board areas, 2006 to 2019
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data-vis-icon Table 6: Under 75 age-standardised death rates, and numbers of deaths, for certain causes, NHS Board areas, 2006 to 2019
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Table 7: All ages age-standardised death rates by SIMD quintile, Scotland, 2001 to 2019
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data-vis-icon Table 8: Under 75 age-standardised death rates by SIMD quintile, Scotland, 2001 to 2019
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data-vis-icon Table 9: All ages age-standardised death rates by SIMD quintile and selected cause of death, Scotland, 2001 to 2019
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Table 1.7 in the Vital Events Reference Tables also contains some comparisons of age-standardised rates for the countries of the UK.

Further information for the rest of the UK can be found via the following links:

England & Wales - the annual ‘Mortality Statistics’ release, available via the Office for National Statistics website, includes death rates, for a number of causes of death, which have been age-standardised using the European Standard Population.

Northern Ireland - the numbers of deaths from various causes are given in the Annual Report of the Registrar General for Northern Ireland, which is available on the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA) website, together with some more detailed tables on various causes of death. However, those statistics do not include any death rates from particular causes which have been age-standardised using the European Standard Population.

Note: Figures for England & Wales and/or Northern Ireland may not always be on exactly the same basis as National Records of Scotland (NRS) figures: there can be differences in the coverage of what at first sight appear to be the same statistics.

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