Highlighted Profiles

National Public Health Profiles

About the profiles

These profiles are a rich source of indicators across a range of health and wellbeing themes that has been designed to support JSNA and commissioning to improve health and wellbeing, and reduce inequalities. With these profiles you can:

  • Browse indicators at different geographical levels
  • Benchmark against the regional or England average
  • Export data to use locally

These profiles have been developed by Public Health England.

See New features for information about new functionality.

Accessing data with the Fingertips API

The Fingertips API (Chrome or Firefox only for the documentation) allows public health data to be retrieved in either JSON or CSV formats

Using R

The fingertipsR package allows you to use the API to download public health data using R

Using Python

The fingertips_py package allows you to use the API to download public health data using Python

User Guide

An introduction to using the Fingertips Tool

Latest News

June 2019

Productive Healthy Ageing profile launched

Data can now be downloaded with Python using the fingertips_py package

March 2019

New Child health profiles published


January 2019

Personalise what you see - create your own area lists using 'Your data' (top right) 

December 2018

Mortality Profile launched

June 2018
Overview of Child Health updated


April 2018
You can now create your own lists of indicators to focus on the data that is most relevant to you. Sign up to start creating your lists.

December 2017
GP profiles: New format and new data


November 2017
Musculoskeletal Diseases
New profile launched

July 2017
New Health Profiles released