Number of drug-related deaths from selected substances in England and Wales in 2016, by age

Deaths due to drug poisoning in England and Wales 2016 This statistic displays the number of deaths from zopiclone/zolpidem, antidepressants, antipsychotics and paracetamol in England and Wales in 2016. The largest number of deaths was caused by antidepressants. In 2016, 161 deaths were related to antidepressants amongst 40-49 year-olds.
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Under 2020-2930-3940-4950-6970 and over
Zopiclone/Zolpidem191520409
Any antidepressant5368516114726
Any antipsychotic1152737331
Paracetamol11123409153
Under 2020-2930-3940-4950-6970 and over
Zopiclone/Zolpidem191520409
Any antidepressant5368516114726
Any antipsychotic1152737331
Paracetamol11123409153
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This statistic displays the number of deaths from zopiclone/zolpidem, antidepressants, antipsychotics and paracetamol in England and Wales in 2016. The largest number of deaths was caused by antidepressants. In 2016, 161 deaths were related to antidepressants amongst 40-49 year-olds.
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Release date
August 2017
Region
England, Wales
Survey time period
2016
Supplementary notes
Number of deaths where selected substances were mentioned on the birth certificate.

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