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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.

Data sharing and reuse

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Accessing data with the Fingertips API

The Fingertips API (best viewed in Chrome, Firefox or Safari) allows public health data to be retrieved in either JSON or CSV formats. A beginner's guide to the Fingertips API is also available, together with the supporting Annex.

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.

Latest News

December 2021

HIV indicators updated in time for 1st Dec, World AIDS day

Cancer services: annual update released

September 2021

All 14 STI indicators have been updated to include 2020 data in the Sexual and Reproductive Health Profiles

Provisional STI data up to March 2021 are available from the WICH tool.

July 2021

A beginner's guide to using Fingertips API is available here

March 2021

New design launched. New navigation improves the usability especially on small screens.

Online Child health profiles updated and
new PDF reports for Counties & UAs published:


September 2020

Wider Impacts of Covid on Health launched. Brings together selected indicators with potential impacts on health as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 2020

New smoking prevalence in adults estimates for 2019 published in the Local Tobacco Control Profiles including inequalities data, plus a new indicator measuring the gap in smoking prevalence by mental health status and updated data for cancer registrations and smoking-related fires.

June 2020

Fingertips updates once a month and each profile follows its own (annual) update cycle which might have to be altered due to the demands of the COVID-19 related work.

For the latest figures about COVID-19 please view the COVID-19 dashboard

March 2020

Annual PDF snapshot child health profiles for upper-tier local authorities published and online child health profiles have been updated


New End-of-life Health Care indicator:
% deaths with 3+ emergency admissions in last 3m of life

February 2020

Note: Issues have been found with recent updates to hospital activity indicators due to a flaw in the data source: Apr - Nov 2018,  85,000 records without a diagnosis code were submitted in East Sussex. This error affects all related geographies which include this hospital's catchment area.

January 2020

Primary Care Networks added.
This new area type depends on suitable GP data. For more details please see the Notes

December 2019

Annual update of Cancer services and National GP profiles

October 2019

Updates for many indicators in Wider determinants of Health

Palliative and End of Life Care Profiles: Name change and Resource directory added

High impact Areas
Summaries for Early years and
Young people released:


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)

For older items see Archived news