Statistics & data collections

We cover a range of topics from GP earnings to the number of school children who have taken drugs. Browse by the topic areas outlined below.

Audits and performance

Complaints received by the NHS, ambulance response times, The Quality and Outcomes Framework and our clinical audits are in this section.

Health and lifestyles

Topics covered in this section are alcohol consumption, drug misuse, smoking, contraception, physical activity, diet, diabetes and mental health.

You will also find The Health Survey for England, Infant Feeding Survey and Smoking, Drinking and Drug Use Among Young People in England.

Hospital care

Topics covered in this section are cancer, coronary heart disease and maternity. We also have statistics on hospital and outpatient activity.

Mental health

Topics covered include NHS specialist mental health services, uses of the Mental Health Act 1983 and other related information.

Population, geography and international

Neighbourhood, international, public health and population statistics are in this section. There is also information on our agreement with Ordnance Survey.

Primary care

Our statistics on GPs, dentists, opticians, pharmacies and prescribed drugs. Pay and expenses information are also in this section.


Our statistics on breast and cervical cancer screening are in this section.

Social care

All of our statistics on social care are in this section.


This section has information on the NHS and social care workforce. They cover vacancies, turnover, sickness and absence.