This is great news! April & May 2020 were awful in the UK but we could so easily have repeated or even exceeded that loss of life this winter.
We have confirmation that our excess mortalities are dying “of” Covid-19.
We can now see what people are dying "of" or "with" in the UK. Results might not be what you expected.
Post-Christmas Covid in all selected countries & world
Coronavirus mortality update on 18 selected countries and the world. Includes the UK, Ireland, USA & Canada.
These numbers are people
How many do you know? In the UK, chances are that someone around you has already died from Covid-19. See how we compare with other countries.
Covid-19 in the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany
Comparing the UK's Covid performance with Germany, France, Italy & Spain.
80,568 extra deaths since 2019
114 people have died for every 100 who would normally: all the extra deaths involved coronavirus.
How many Covid deaths in your area?
Input your postcode to see the number of people killed by the coronavirus where you live.
2020: Largest yearly increase in deaths since when?
Relative to population, deaths in 2020 were the highest since 2003. However, medical science has made one or two advances in the last 17 years! As you can see, the trend has been very much downwards and the jump in mortality from 2019 is quite horrible.