To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the mortality rate in (a) England and (b) Greater Manchester caused by long-term exposure to particulate air pollution arising from human activities.
25 November 2016
The fraction of annual all-cause adult mortality attributable to anthropogenic (human-made) particulate air pollution (measured as fine particulate matter, PM2.5*) is provided by the Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF) indicator 3.01.
This calculates the mortality burden associated with long-term exposure to anthropogenic particulate air pollution at current levels, expressed as the percentage of annual deaths from all causes in those aged 30+.
In formation on presents the fraction of mortality attributable to particulate air pollution extracted from the PHOF 3.01 indicator, for the period 2010-14, for England, North West and Areas within the Greater Manchester Area (as GMA is not an Administrative Area) is available at: