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Infant Mortality

Volume 32: debated on Thursday 25 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the infant mortality rate for the United Kingdom as a whole, the Northern Region and Bishop Auckland constituency for each year since 1979.

The available information is as follows:

Infant mortality rates*for the United Kingdon, Northern regional health authority and Bishop Auckland constituency for the years 1979–81
United Kingdom12·912·111·2
Northern regional health authority13·312·410·7
Bishop Auckland constituency13·414·5n.a.


* Rates per 1,000 live births.

† Figures for 1981 are provisional.