1. ITV Report

Top death categories for London boroughs listed for first time

The top death categories for every borough in London have been listed for the first time.

Campaign group, Clean Air in London claims pollution is causing all of the top four male death categories and four of the top five female death categories in London - ischaemic heart diseases (heart attack); malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer); chronic lower respiratory diseases; and cerebrovascular diseases (strokes).

Smog over the London skyline Credit: PA Wire

These are the figures for inner London boroughs.

CAMDEN (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus, lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 3 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

CAMDEN (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus, lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 4 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 5 Chronic lower respiratory diseases

HACKNEY (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 3 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

HACKNEY (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 4 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 5 Chronic lower respiratory diseases

HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer)
  • 3 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 4 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

HAMMERSMITH AND FULHAM (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 4 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer)
  • 5 Chronic lower respiratory diseases

HARINGEY (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 4 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 5 Chronic lower respiratory diseases

HARINGEY (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 4 Malignant neoplasms of breast (breast cancer)
  • 5 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer)

ISLINGTON (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 3 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

ISLINGTON (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 4 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 5 Chronic lower respiratory diseases

KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer)
  • 3 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 4 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 5 Malignant neoplasms of breast (breast cancer)

LAMBETH (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer)
  • 3 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

LAMBETH (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 4 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 5 Chronic lower respiratory diseases

NEWHAM (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer)
  • 4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

NEWHAM (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 4 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g strokes)
  • 5 Chronic lower respiratory diseases

SOUTHWARK (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 3 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 4 Cerebrovascular diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

SOUTHWARK (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 4 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 5 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)

TOWER HAMLETS (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer)
  • 3 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 4 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

TOWER HAMLETS (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 4 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (lung cancer)
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

WANDSWORTH (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 3 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

WANDSWORTH (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 4 Dementia and Alzheimer's disease
  • 5 Chronic lower respiratory diseases

WESTMINSTER (men)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 4 Chronic lower respiratory diseases
  • 5 Influenza and pneumonia

WESTMINSTER (women)

  • 1 Ischaemic heart diseases (e.g heart attacks)
  • 2 Cerebrovascular diseases (e.g strokes)
  • 3 Influenza and pneumonia
  • 4 Malignant neoplasm of trachea, bronchus and lung (e.g lung cancer)
  • 5 Malignant neoplasms of breast

Source: ONS