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Wednesday, June 29, 2022
Based on the preliminary data as of 28 February 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 Taguig recorded 4,950 deaths from January 2021 to December 2021 with 4.90% share from the total number of registered deaths in the National Capital Region (NCR). On the average, a total of 413 deaths were registered monthly or average of 14 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 Taguig was ranked 7th on the number 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 4,950 deaths, 2,803 or 56.63% were males while 2,147 or 43.37% were females.
Increasing trend on deaths
In Table 3, the number of total deaths by both sexes in the City of Taguig shows an increasing trend from 2019 to 2021. Registered deaths increased by 6.18% from 2019 to 2020, and 13.82% from 2020 to 2021.
Deaths on males increased by 11.99% from 2,503 in 2020 to 2,803 in 2021, while female deaths increased by 16.31% from 1,846 in 2020 to 2,147 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. April 2021 recorded the lowest with 202 deaths, while September 2021 registered the highest number of deaths with a total of 619.
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.