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Public Health information and statistics

The sites listed below all provide reliable statistical data that can be used to support evidence-based practice and research in public health work.
If you can't find what you're looking for, please use the contact us section - we may be able to help.

Click to expandDirector of Public Health in Leeds Annual Report 2014-2015

Planning a Healthy City Housing Growth in Leeds.

Please visit the Leeds Observatory for more information.

Click to expandNeighbourhood Statistics

Census data; health and care; access to local services; physical and social environment; crime and safety; deprivation; education, skills and training; income and lifestyles; housing; population and migration

Neighbourhood Statistics

Click to expandJoint Strategic Needs Assessment: JSNA

The Leeds Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) and all supporting information, including area profiles and data packs, are now available via the 'Resources & Documents' section of the Leeds Observatory.

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment: JSNA

Click to expandLeeds Observatory

​​The Leeds Observatory - your 'one-stop-shop' website for information and intelligence about communities in Leeds.​

Click to expandWest Yorkshire Observatory

The 'one-stop-shop' website for information and intelligence about West Yorkshire. This new service is for anyone looking to find out more about local areas and communities so whether you're a professional or just curious, your information needs are just a few clicks away!

West Yorkshire Observatory

Click to expandYorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory: YHPHO

Children and young people; diabetes; health economics; health inequalities; health scrutiny; hospital episode statistics (HES); health impact assessment (HIA); lifestyles (e.g. substance use, obesity, smoking); sexual health; performance tracking; social marketing​​​

Yorkshire and Humber Public Health Observatory: YHPHO

Click to expandHealth Profiles

The Health Profiles contain a summary of information on the health of the people in your local authority area and some factors that may influence their health. You may find this information useful when planning how to improve health locally.​​

Health Profiles

Click to expandLeeds Economy Handbook

​The Leeds Economy Handbook covers all aspects of the Leeds Economy.​

Leeds Economy Handbook

Click to expandPHE Data and knowledge gateway

A single point of access to data and analysis tools from across Public Health England, including cancer, child and maternal health, drugs, alcohol and tobacco, health inequalities, mental health, obesity, diet and exercise, screening, sexual health.

PHE Data and knowledge gateway

Click to expandPHE Health Profiles

Designed to help local government and health services make decisions and plans to improve local people's health and reduce health inequalities, the profiles present a set of important health indicators that show how the area compares to the national average.

PHE Health Profiles

Click to expandLonger Lives - Public Health England

Longer Lives highlights premature mortality across every local authority in England, giving people important information to help them improve their community’s health.

Longer Lives - Public Health England

Click to expandNational Statistics Online

All aspects of the UK economy, population and society

National Statistics Online

Click to expandPublic Health Outcomes Framework Data Tool

This tool currently presents data for available indicators at England and upper tier local authority levels, collated by Public Health England

Public Health Outcomes Framework Data Tool

Click to expandNational Statistics Online - Health and Care

All aspects of health and care in the UK including regional trends, mortality, specific conditions and public health issues

National Statistics Online - Health and Care

Click to expandCensus

Census statistics help paint a picture of the nation and how we live. They provide a detailed snapshot of the population and its characteristics, and underpin funding allocation to provide public services.


Click to expandData4nr

Population; deprivation; employment; education; health; housing; crime; liveability


Click to expandHealth Protection Agency

Infectious diseases; chemicals and poisons; radiation hazards

Health Protection Agency

Click to expandThe Information Centre for health and social care

Health and social care services; patient care; clinical procedures; specific conditions and public health issues

The Information Centre for health and social care

Click to expandUK Data Archive

All aspects of the social sciences and humanities

UK Data Archive

Click to expandDGU

Over 10,000 datasets available, from all central government departments and a number of other public sector bodies and local authorities.


Click to expandPHE

Public Health England - Local Health data


Click to expandOffice of Health Economics

OHE Health Statistics and information (OHESI) is the one-stop source for health statistics and data on population and health trends in the UK, and on the changing finances and structure of the NHS.

Office of Health Economics

Click to expandHSCIC

The HSCIC Indicator Portal - This website gathers together a number of health and social care indicators.


Click to expandWorld Health Organisation

Specific conditions and global public health issues

World Health Organisation

Click to expandEurostat

European economy, population and society


Click to expandGBD

Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Visualizations


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