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Work-related ill health and occupational disease

New cases of self-reported ill health have generally fallen since 2001/02, reaching a low of 452 000 in 2011/12. No ill health data was collected in 2012/13, but in 2013/14 the number of new cases increased to 535 000, a similar level to that in 2009/10.

New cases of self-reported work-related illness amongst people who worked in the last 12 months

Note: 95% confidence interval on average +/- 7% on the total

New cases of self-reported work-related ill health amongst people who have worked in the last 12 months

Source: Labour Force Survey

Note: No data on work-related illness from the LFS was collected in 2002/03 and 2012/13.

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Updated 2014-10-22