Research and analysis

Confirmed cases of measles in England and Wales by region and age: 2012 to 2015

Updated 14 April 2016

This table shows the total number of laboratory confirmed cases of measles for each region. This figure includes cases confirmed by both oral fluid IgM antibody tests and/or PCR and other laboratory reported cases.

England and Wales vaccine coverage data

1. 2015

Age group N EAST N WEST YORK&HUM E MIDS W MIDS EASTERN LONDON S EAST S WEST Wales Total
less than 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 1 0 8
1 to 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 13 1 0 0 15
5 to 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 0 9
10 to 14 1 0 1 0 0 0 15 1 2 0 20
15 to 19 0 0 1 0 0 1 10 0 1 0 13
20 to 24 1 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 10
25 to 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
30 to 34 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
>=35 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 2 1 0 8
Total 2 2 2 0 2 1 65 4 13 0 91

2. 2014

Age group North East North West Yorkshire & Humberside East Midlands West Midlands East of England London South East South West Wales Total
less than 1 3 1 1 0 0 1 10 0 0 2 18
1 to 4 0 1 1 0 5 5 19 3 1 2 37
5 to 9 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 7
10 to 14 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 7
15 to 19 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 5 11
20 to 24 0 0 0 2 1 0 6 0 1 2 12
25 to 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 9
30 to 34 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 1 10
>=35 3 0 0 1 1 2 4 6 0 2 19
Total 6 7 2 4 7 11 59 12 3 19 130

3. 2013

Age group North East North West Yorkshire & Humberside East Midlands West Midlands East of England London South East South West Wales Total
less than 1y 47 51 7 2 5 1 16 2 11 21 163
1-4y 74 63 21 15 9 15 57 6 17 34 311
5-9y 31 51 17 13 10 16 32 8 21 38 237
10-14y 107 93 14 13 17 14 34 4 37 144 477
15-19y 52 61 3 1 5 10 14 2 32 112 292
20-24y 27 23 12 0 4 4 13 0 13 29 125
25-29y 11 12 4 0 2 3 8 1 7 21 69
30-34y 6 7 3 0 1 2 7 1 9 6 42
>=35y 21 17 10 7 6 12 11 2 16 25 127
Total 376 378 91 51 59 77 192 26 163 430 1843

4. 2012

Age group North East North West Yorkshire & Humberside East Midlands West Midlands East of England London South East South West Wales Total
less than 1y 2 150 9 4 6 6 7 18 4 9 215
1-4y 6 189 40 10 29 9 33 36 13 15 380
5-9y 5 122 33 11 25 7 25 89 21 25 363
10-14y 11 137 27 9 20 10 21 137 21 39 432
15-19y 11 90 21 4 15 2 15 49 21 14 242
20-24y 3 72 11 5 8 2 15 17 2 1 136
25-29y 2 45 3 6 3 2 6 5 3 5 80
30-34y 3 28 2 1 4 1 6 6 5 4 60
>=35y 6 34 7 6 16 7 11 25 4 6 122
Total 49 867 153 56 126 46 139 382 94 118 2030

NK: Not known

*Provisional totals

Source: Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance and Control (CIDSC)

To view data from 1996 to 2011, visit the National Archives website.