Telegraph suggests 9% of England dies each year28 June 2021What was claimed Just 748.6 people per 100,000 died in England in May. “Just 748.6 people per 100,000 died last month, after mortality rates fell even lower than April, when 851.2 people per 100,000 died – the lowest it had been since records began in 2001.”Daily Telegraph, 18 June 2021. If 748.6 people per 100,000 died each month, on average, then around 9% of the country would die every year. Its monthly mortality analysis says deaths fell “to a low of 748.6 deaths per 100,000 people in May 2021”. The provisional figures show 35,401 deaths were registered in England in May, while the latest population figures show 56.5 million people live in England, so about 63 per 100,000.