Premature death by London borough

Premature deaths per 100,000 under-75 year olds by London borough (2017-19)

The rate of premature deaths is lower in the majority of London boroughs compared to England overall. However, 10 London boroughs have rates of premature deaths that are higher than that of England overall.

Premature deaths are calculated as an average across three years (from 2017 to 2019) 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.

The average number of deaths per 100,000 under-75 year olds in England is 326, whereas in London it is 299. Barking and Dagenham has, on average, the highest premature death rate (404 per 100,000 under-75 year olds), whereas the City of London has the lowest rate (216 per 100,000 under-75 year olds).