Public Health England (PHE) produce a health profile which gives a summary of health and inequalities in Sandwell. It includes data on some of the main health issues across the borough and also considers some differences in health within Sandwell. Click here to view the latest profile. You can also view the annual PHE profiles over time.
Key facts on Sandwell's main issues are given below. You can view PHE charts which display the data by clicking on the relevant links.
- For mortality from all causes considered preventable the Sandwell figure of 247.6 per 100,000 in 2014/16 compares with a rate of 182.8 per 100,000 for England.
- The Sandwell rate is also significantly higher than England for other diseases considered "preventable" amongst under 75 year olds, such as cardiovascular, liver and respiratory diseases, as well as cancer.