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Mortality report 2018 issued

26 September 2019

This report from Statistics Jersey details the number of deaths occurring in calendar year 2018, along with their distribution by age, sex, and cause. Age-standardised mortality rates (ASMRs) have been calculated to give comparisons with previous years and with other parts of the UK.

In 2018

  • there were 820 Jersey residents recorded as having died, 420 males and 400 females
  • the crude mortality rate  was 7.7 deaths per 1,000 population
  • the age-standardised mortality rate (ASMR) for Jersey was 880 per 100,000 population, significantly lower than the 2018 ASMR for England (957)
  • the average (mean) age at death for Jersey residents was 78 years; this has increased by 11 years since 1960 when the mean average was 67 years
  • neoplasms (cancers) remained the most frequent cause of death, accounting for almost one in three (30%) of all deaths
  • there were 130 deaths of individuals of working age (aged 16-64 years), more than two-thirds (68%) of these were male
  • almost a third (32%) of all deaths were of people below 75 years of age

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Mortality Reports 2018

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