Common queries


  1. Covid - 19 Statistics (English regions)


    Statistics for Covid-19 deaths for English regions (based on ONS figures from 13 May) The male death rate from Covid-19 in England is about twice the rate for women but varies widely across the country's regions. The government report  COVID-19: revi ... More

  2. Covid - 19 Statistics (International)


    Gender based statistics for Covid-19 deaths (last updated 5 August) International data shows that men make up the majority of deaths in most countries. England has fourth highest number of deaths behind the USA, Brazil and Mexico - all far bigger countrie ... More

  3. Covid - 19 Statistics (Scotland)


    Gender based statistics for Covid-19 deaths (last updated with National Records of Scotland figures, 16 Sept) In Scotland, there have been slightly more female deaths than male. However, in people under 85, 58% of deaths are male. By the week beginning 3 ... More

  4. The figures that prove Covid - 19 is not 'just like the flu'


    Covid-19 critical care statistics. Critical Care data proves that Covid-19 is not 'just like flu'. Covid-19 appears far more dangerous than flu. Both women and men are twice as likely to die if admitted to critcal care for Covid-19 than for flu. ... More

  5. Covid - 19 Statistics (England & Wales)


    Gender based statistics for Covid-19 deaths (last updated with ONS figures, 15 Sept) Men are considerably more likely to die from Covid-19 than women- twice as likely according to the age-standardised figures. We still can't be very precise about inc ... More

  6. Statistics


    The key data on men's health. This website contains the main statistics on men's health. They are are updated regularly. Covid-19 stats Key data: understanding of health and access to services Key data: male life expectancy Key data: mortality K ... More

  7. Key data: understanding of health and access to services


    Statistics on men's health literacy and use of services Summary Men have lower levels of health literacy than women with men twice as likely to have inadequate health literacy Men are less likely than women to use a general practice or visit a pharma ... More

  8. Key data: alcohol and smoking


    Statistics on alcohol and smoking Compiled by Men’s Health Forum, December 2014. Updated April 2020. Summary Men are more likely than women to smoke, smoke more cigarettes per day and smoke hand-rolled tobacco. In England in 2018, 16.4% of men report smok ... More

  9. Key data: mortality


    Statistics on mortality ​ Compiled by Men’s Health Forum, December 2014. Revised January 2017. Summary The mortality rates in England and Wales for males were 1,156.4 deaths per 100,000 population and for females 863.8 deaths per 100,000. In the UK one ma ... More

  10. Key data: mental health


    Statistics on mental health and men. Compiled by the Men’s Health Forum, June 2016. Update September 2017. Summary Just over three out of four suicides (76%) are by men and suicide is the biggest cause of death for men under 35 (Reference: ONS) 12.5% of m ... More