Table 1

Number of deaths among care home residents across deprivation quartiles

Number of outbreaksCOVID-19-related deathsAll-cause deaths
Total number662217 50945 468
Average value per local authority (SD)43.85 (38.96)117.51 (100.64)305.15 (274.46)
Average share of care home outbreaks (%)COVID-19-related deaths per 1000 care home beds (SD)All-cause deaths per 1000 care home beds (SD)
Deprivation quartiles (IDAOPI)
 142.21%41.23 (13.32)107.83 (18.66)
 239.17%40.80 (15.62)111.44 (21.43)
 344.88%51.90 (19.35)117.68 (24.51)
 450.13%51.14 (15.71)112.53 (21.33)
Deprivation quartiles (IMD extent)
 143.24%42.41 (15.01)109.00 (21.15)
 244.06%44.35 (18.05)112.19 (21.50)
 345.13%46.67 (15.12)113.08 (18.35)
 444.01%51.62 (18.03)115.07 (25.37)
Total44.11%46.24 (16.80)112.31 (21.62)
  • The death statistics cover the period 10 April to 21 June 2020. Outbreaks are from 9 March to 21 June 2020. Care home beds are calculated according to the care homes serving older people and dementia clients per local authority.

  • IDAOPI, Income Deprivation Affecting Older People Index; IMD, Index of Multiple Deprivation.