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Asbestosis deaths and Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) cases continue to increase in Great Britain, a legacy of heavy exposures to asbestos in the past.

The latest information shows:

Annual deaths where death certificates mentioned asbestosis but not mesothelioma, and IIDB cases 1978-2015

Asbestosis deaths and disablement benefit cases 1978-2011

Updated 2016-11-02