Official Statistics

Oral health survey of 5 year old children 2015

Public Health England has published the results of this biennial national survey, which took place in the academic year 2014 to 2015.

Documents

Oral health survey of 5 year old children: 2014 to 2015 results

Details

The results of the survey show:

  • variation at both regional and local authority level for both prevalence and severity of dental decay
  • 75.2% of the sample population had no experience of visually obvious dental decay
  • children’s dental health has continued to show improvement since 2008
Published 10 May 2016
Last updated 2 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Changed link to The UK Government Web Archive.
  2. First published.