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Mortality Report for 2021 published

23 September 2022

The Jersey Mortality report for 2021 has been published. The report shows that 820 Jersey residents were recorded as having died last year.

The report outlines:

  • The crude mortality rate was 7.9 deaths per 1,000 population
  • The age-standardised mortality rate (ASMR) for Jersey was significantly lower than the overall ASMR for England
  • The average (mean) age at death for Jersey residents was 79 years; an increase of 12 years since 1960 (67 years)
  • Neoplasms (Cancers) and diseases of the circulatory system have remained the leading two causes of death since 2007, in 2020 they accounted for 58% of all deaths
  • Deaths where COVID-19 was recorded as the underlying cause of death accounted for 4% of all deaths in Jersey, and 12% of all deaths in England and Wales

Minister for Health and Social Services, Deputy Karen Wilson, said: "The report details the numbers of deaths occurring in calendar year 2021, and their distribution by age, sex, and cause of death.

"We know from the evidence that by adopting positive healthy living behaviours, Islanders will enjoy more opportunities to live longer and healthier lives.'


The full report is available.

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