Official statistics published by the Department of Health.
The Department of Health (DH) publishes annual statistics on abortion for England and Wales. DH also publishes one off and time limited statistics as needed. These statistics are used to inform debate, decision making and research both within government and by the wider community.
Published and planned statistics since April 2013
|Publication date||Release title|
|19 July 2016||Birth ratios in Great Britain: gender ratios at birth in Great Britain, 2010 to 2014|
|17 May 2016||Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 2015|
|3 November 2015||Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) – Monthly Summary Statistics - 2015/16 Quarter 2|
|9 June 2015||Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 2014|
|19 December 2014||Responsibility Deal: Monitoring the number of units of alcohol sold - second interim report, 2013 data|
|16 October 2014||Hospital Estates and Facilities Statistics, 2013 to 2014|
|12 June 2014||Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 2013|
|15 October 2013||Hospital Estates and Facilities Statistics, 2012 to 2013|
|11 July 2013||Abortion Statistics, England and Wales: 2012|
|13 Jun 2013||Indicators on breastfeeding, quarter ending March 2013|
|16 Apr 2013||Patient experience overall measure: 2012 inpatient survey update|
DH archived statistics (prior to 1 April 2013) can be found on the National Archives
Other sources of health statistics
A range of health and care statistics are also produced by several other organisations:
Corporate procedures and standards
DH National Statistics are required to comply with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics, while DH Official statistics follow the Code as best practice.
Our compliance arrangements with the Code and the Pre-release Access to Official Statistics Order 2008 have been updated in partnership with NHS England, on whose website you can find our compliance policies and statements.