Figure 10: Age-standardised avoidable mortality rates by UK country for children and young people (aged 0 to 19 years)
Females, 2014 to 2016
Source: Office for National Statistics, National Records of Scotland, Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency
Age-standardised rates are expressed per 100,000 population and standardised to the 2013 European Standard Population. Age-standardised rates are used to allow comparison between populations which may contain different proportions of people of different ages.
Figures for England, Northern Ireland and Wales exclude deaths of non-residents. Figures for Scotland include deaths of non-residents.
Figures are for deaths registered in each calendar year.