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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Based on the preliminary data as of February 28, 2022, the total number of registered deaths in the National Capital Region (NCR) reached 101,064 or 11.85% share from the total registered deaths in the country. The City of Makati recorded 4,390 deaths from January 2021 to December 2021 with 4.34% share from the total number of registered deaths in the National Capital Region (NCR). On the average, a total of 366 deaths were registered monthly or average of 12 deaths daily.
Quezon City recorded the highest number of registered deaths with 23,064 (22.82%) while the Municipality of Pateros recorded the lowest number with 574 (0.57%) deaths. The City of Makati was ranked 9th on the number of deaths in the National Capital Region (NCR). Refer to Table 1 and Figure 1 below.
More deaths on males than females
There were more deaths on males than females in 2021. Table 2 and Figure 2 show the percent distribution of registered deaths by sex and by usual residence of deceased for January to December 2021. Out of 4,390 deaths, 2,382 or 54.26% were males while 2,008 or 45.74% were females.
Increasing trend on deaths
In Table 3, the number of total deaths by both sexes in the City of Makati shows an increasing trend from 2019 to 2021. Registered deaths increased by 11.38% from 2019 to 2020, and 23.87% from 2020 to 2021.
Deaths on males increased by 19.58% from 1,992 in 2020 to 2,382 in 2021, while female deaths increased by 29.38% from 1,552 in 2020 to 2,008 in 2021. See also Figure 3.
Table 4 and Figure 4 present the months with the highest and lowest number of registered deaths for the past 3 years. December in 2019 recorded the lowest, with 232 deaths, while April in 2021 registered the highest number of deaths with a total of 551.
Vital Statistics are derived from information obtained at the time when the occurrences of vital events and their characteristics are inscribed in a civil register. Vital acts and events are the birth, deaths and marriages, and all such events that have something to do with an individual’s entrance and departure from life together with the changes in civil status that may occur to a person during his lifetime. Recording of these events in the civil register is known as vital or civil registration and the resulting documents are vital records.
Counts on Deaths include individuals who died in the Philippines whose usual residence is in a foreign country.
Death refers to the permanent disappearance of all evidence of life at any time after live birth has taken place (postnatal cessation of vital function without capability of resuscitation).
Usual Residence of Deceased refers to place of residence of the deceased at the time of death.
Daily Average refers to the arithmetic mean of death occurrences per day.
Monthly Average refers to the arithmetic mean of death occurrences per month.