Premature deaths per 100,000 under-75 year olds by London borough (2021)
The rate of premature deaths in London is very similar to England overall. There are 17 London boroughs with rates of premature deaths that are higher than that of London and England overall.
The average number of deaths per 100,000 under-75 year olds in England is 363, whereas in London it is 359.
The boroughs that have higher rates of premature deaths are generally in the east of the city - such as Barking and Dagenham (512 per 100,000 under-75 year olds), Newham (496) and Hackney (464). The borough with the lowest premature death rate is Richmond (206 per 100,000).
Premature deaths are calculated for 2021 and look at the mortality rate for all deaths under the age of 75. They are presented as a rate per 100,000 people aged under 75 in each area.
City of London’s figures have been suppressed since their data sample is too small.