Age-adjusted excess death rates over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Information requested

Any analysis (either in-house or external) held by the Scottish Government which compares the age-adjusted excess death rates, by UK nation, over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic.


I enclose a copy of all of the information you requested. Please see attached an analysis showing age-adjusted excess death rates for the four UK nations.

The latest publication of these figures is available from the Office for National Statistics:

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