Errata note 26 June 2014: The report has been rereleased with a minor change to the web addresses in the Data Sources section. Excel tables of data are also now available.
This publication provides a compilation of information on older people living in England to give a broad picture of their health, care and wellbeing.
It will be of use to readers wanting a better understanding of older people's use of health and social care and an introduction to the data sources that are available for further analysis.
Many sources of information are available nationally to provide a rich understanding on aspects of health and care of older people.
More information on each data source is provided at the end of the document.
The figures reported here are for England overall. Variation exists locally.