Figure 4: Weekly deaths from all causes and Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Public Health Wales (PHW) influenza-like illness (ILI) consultation rates per 100,000 population, England and Wales, 1999 to 20161,2,3
Source: Office for National Statistics, The Royal College of General Practitioners Research and Surveillance Centre and Public Health Wales
Figures are based on deaths occurring each week. Numbers of deaths from January to July 2016 are provisional, and have been adjusted to take account of late registrations (see Excess Winter Mortality Quality and Methodology Information Document).
The method for calculating ILI rates changed for data from week number 201531, so rates from this week onwards are not directly comparable to previous weeks.
Mortality data include non-residents who died in England or Wales.