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Vital Events Reference Tables 2017

Vital Events Reference Tables 2017

Section 5: Deaths

Information about the basis of these statistics is available from the Vital Events – General Background Information and the Deaths – Background Information pages of this website.

Correction to Table 5.01(a) - 25 September 2018

Due to the correction of mid-year population estimates for 2002 to 2010. The impact on the figures is minimal and does not change any trends substantially.

The data in Table 5.4 are not suitable for calculating reliable mortality rates for most ethnicities. Please refer to the ethnicity of the deceased section for more information.

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Table 5.01(a)

Death rates, by sex and age, Scotland, 1946-50 to 2011-2015

Table 5.01(b)

Death rates, by sex and age, Scotland, 2001 to 2017

Table 5.02

Deaths, by sex, age, and administrative area, Scotland, 2017

Table 5.03

Deaths, by country of birth of deceased, Scotland, 1971 to 2017

Table 5.04

Deaths, by sex, age, and ethnic group, Scotland, 2017


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