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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 Municipality of Pateros recorded 574 deaths from January 2021 to December 2021 with 0.57% share from the total number of registered deaths in the National Capital Region (NCR). On the average, a total of 48 deaths were registered monthly or average of 2 deaths daily.
Quezon City recorded the highest number of registered deaths with 23,064 (22.82%) while the Municipality of Pateros ranked 17th and recorded the lowest number with 574 (0.57%) deaths. 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 574 deaths, 330 or 57.49% were males while 244 or 42.51% were females.
Increasing trend on deaths
In Table 3, the number of total deaths by both sexes in the Municipality of Pateros shows an increasing trend from 2019 to 2021. Registered deaths increased by 12.56% from 2019 to 2020, and 25.60% from 2020 to 2021.
Deaths on males increased by 26.44% from 261 in 2020 to 330 in 2021, while female deaths increased by 24.49% from 196 in 2020 to 244 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. October 2020 recorded the lowest with 27 deaths, while September 2021 registered the highest number of deaths with a total of 68.
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.