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Mental Health Bulletin: 2016-17 Annual ReportOfficial statistics, Experimental statistics
- Publication Date:
- 30 Nov 2017
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Local Authorities, Mental Health Trusts, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2006 to 31 Mar 2017
This publication provides the most comprehensive picture available of people who used NHS funded secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services in England during the financial year 2016-17. For the first time this year's report includes information about people using mental health services for children and young people.
All the analysis included in this publication can be found in the reference data tables, and in the associated machine-readable data file. Information you need to know about the quality of these statistics and how they can be interpreted can be found in the main report. An interactive report is available allowing you to explore some statistics in further detail.
Demographic analysis (age, gender and ethnicity) is presented for 2016-17 at national level. Please consult previous editions of this publication series for demographic analysis for previous years. All annual and monthly publications relating to uses of mental health, learning disabilities and autism services can be found in the related links below.
- 2,637,916 people were known to be in contact with secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services at some point in the year. 556,790 of these were under 18 years of age.
- This means that 4.8 per cent of people in England were known to have accessed secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services during this year.
- 3.9 per cent (101,589) of people known to be in contact with secondary mental health, learning disabilities and autism services spent time in hospital as part of being in contact with these services during 2016-17.