Births and deaths, March 2022
Fewer births, more deaths
According to provisional data for March 2022, 1,409 children were born (9% fewer than a year before) and 2,032 people died (5% more than a year before).
Fewer live births
1,409 children were born (147 or 9% fewer than in March 2021). On average 45 children were born per day (50 in March 2021).
2,032 people died. This is 91 (5%) more than in March 2021 and 93 (4%) fewer than in February 2022. On average 66 people died each day in March 2022 (63 people per day died on average in March 2021).
Excess mortality (i.e. excess number of deaths compared to the average number of deaths in March in 2015–2019) was 7.4%.
1,402 people aged 75 or more died in Slovenia in March 2022 (69% of all deaths). The number of deceased at that age was 12.3% higher than the average number of deceased of the same age in 2015–2019.
What do data for April show us?
According to the first estimate, 1,003 people died between 1 and 17 April 2022. In the same period of 2021, 987 people died.
Provisional data for April 2022 will be published on 7 June 2022.
In response to the increased needs of users for up-to-date data, the Statistical Office started to publish monthly data on deaths and live births by days. In the SiStat Database, the already existing tables on live births and deaths by days are being updated monthly.
Eurostat continuously publishes provisional data on the number of deaths by weeks by countries. Slovenia provides provisional data monthly.
The National Institute of Public Health is publishing daily changes in the number of deaths with COVID-19 (in Slovene only).
Live births and deaths, Slovenia, monthly
1) Provisional data.