2023 death rates lowest since 2019, CMI data shows

Excess deaths in 2023 were the lowest measured of any year following the pandemic

Jasmine Urquhart
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Q4 excess deaths data from the CMI found they were at the lowest levels since 2019
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Q4 excess deaths data from the CMI found they were at the lowest levels since 2019

Mortality rates in the final quarter of 2023 were 3% lower than in 2019, latest data from the Continuous Mortality Investigation (CMI) has shown.

The Q4 2023 monitor - based on provisional weekly deaths data in England and Wales from the Office for National Statistics up to 5 January 2024 - measured the "cumulative standardised mortality rat...

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