Counting Deaths (Part 1)
A comparison of official counts all cause deaths by date of registration (England) with counts by date of occurrence
When it comes to counting death the Office for National Statistics (ONS) prefer to use the date of registration rather than the actual date of death – you can find many examples here. Delays are par for the course and the ONS explain these in this handy document, along with the various stages undertaken before a death appears in the national statistics.…
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