Death Statistics

Birth, Marriage, and Death Statistics for 2022 (Preliminary, as of 30 April 2022)

The data on the number of births, marriages and deaths (vital events) presented in this regular monthly release were obtained from the vital events registered, either timely or belatedly, at the appropriate Office of the City/municipal Registrar throughout the country and subsequently submitted for encoding to the Office of the Civil Registrar General through the Provincial Statistical Offices (PSOs) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

2022 Causes of Deaths in the Philippines (Preliminary as of 30 April 2022)

The top three causes of death in the country from January to March of 2022 were ischaemic heart diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, and neoplasms. Incidentally, these were also the leading causes of death in the same period in 2021. From January to March of 2022, ischaemic heart diseases were the leading cause of death with 18,601 cases or 19.2 percent of the total deaths in the country. On the other hand, cerebrovascular diseases, came in second with 10,044 deaths (10.4% share).

Birth, Marriage, and Death Statistics for 2022 (Preliminary, as of 31 March 2022)

The data on the number of births, marriages and deaths (vital events) presented in this regular monthly release were obtained from the vital events registered, either timely or belatedly, at the appropriate Office of the City/municipal Registrar throughout the country and subsequently submitted for encoding to the Office of the Civil Registrar General through the Provincial Statistical Offices (PSOs) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

2022 Causes of Deaths in the Philippines (Preliminary as of 31 March 2022)

The top three causes of death in the country from January to February of 2022 were ischaemic heart diseases, cerebrovascular diseases, and neoplasms. Incidentally, these were also the leading causes of death in the same period in 2021. From January to February of 2022, ischaemic heart diseases were the leading cause of death with 9,122 cases or 20.8 percent of the total deaths in the country. On the other hand, cerebrovascular diseases, came in second with 4,351 deaths (9.9% share). Neoplasms, commonly known as “cancer” were the third leading causes which accounted for 3,881 recorded cases (8.9% share) from January to February 2022. Deaths due to diabetes mellitus recorded 2,882 cases or 6.6 percent share, making it the fourth leading cause of death, while deaths due to hypertensive diseases, which ranked fifth recorded 2,565 cases or 5.9 percent share. Meanwhile, deaths due to COVID-19 virus identified was the sixth leading cause of death with 2,377 cases (5.4% share). (Table 1 and Figure 1)

Birth, Marriage, and Death Statistics for 2021 (Preliminary, as of 28 February 2022)

The data on the number of births, marriages and deaths (vital events) presented in this regular monthly release were obtained from the vital events registered, either timely or belatedly, at the appropriate Office of the City/municipal Registrar throughout the country and subsequently submitted for encoding to the Office of the Civil Registrar General through the Provincial Statistical Offices (PSOs) of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

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