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.


CensusExternal link to Census website 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.    


DGUExternal link to DGU website has over 10,000 datasets available, from all central government departments and a number of other public sector bodies and local authorities.    

Director of Public Health reports from 2009 onwards

Director of Public Health report 2017 to 2018

Please visit the Director of Public Health annual report page for more information.    


EurostatExternal link to Eurostat website offers data on ​European economy, population and society.    


Joint 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 Leeds ObservatoryExternal link to Leeds Observatory website.   

Leeds Economy Handbook

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

Leeds Observatory

Leeds ObservatoryExternal link to Leeds Observatory website is a website for information and intelligence about communities in Leeds.​    

Local statistics

Local statisticsExternal link to local statistics website has 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.    

Longer Lives - PHE

Longer LivesExternal link to longer lives website highlights premature mortality across every local authority in England, giving people important information to help them improve their community’s health.​    

NHS Digital

NHS DigitalExternal link to NHS digital website has data on health and social care services; patient care; clinical procedures; specific conditions and public health issues    

National Statistics Online

National Statistics OnlineExternal link to national statistics online website has data on all aspects of the UK economy, population and society​.    

National Statistics Online - health and social care

National Statistics Online - health and social careExternal link to national statistics online website has data on all aspects of health and care in the UK including regional trends, mortality, specific conditions and public health issues.    

Office of Health Economics (OHE)

Office of Health Economics (OHE)External link to Office of Health Economics website is the source for health statistics and data on population and health trends in the UK, and on the changing finances and structure of the NHS.    

PHE health profiles

PHE Health ProfilesExternal link to public health england Health Profiles website is 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 data and analysis tools

PHE data and analysis toolsExternal link to PHE data and analysis tools website is 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.    

Public Health Outcomes Framework Data Tool

The Public Health Outcomes Framework Data ToolExternal link to Public Health Outcomes Framework Data Tool website currently presents data for available indicators at England and upper tier local authority levels, collated by Public Health England.    

UK Data Archive

UK Data ArchiveExternal link to UK Data Archive websitecovers all aspects of the social sciences and humanities    

World Health Organisation

World Health OrganisationExternal link to World Health Organisation websitecovers specific conditions and global public health issues    

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