Births and deaths, Slovenia, October 2020

In October 2020, 26.8% more deaths than in October 2019

According to provisional data for October 2020, 1,602 children were born and 2,073 people died. The number of births was lower and the number of deaths was higher than in the same month in 2019.

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According to provisional data, in October 2020 1,602 children were born, 5.2% fewer than in October 2019, and 2,073 people died, 26.8% more than in October 2019.

According to provisional data, in the first ten months of 2020 15,540 children were born, 4.8% fewer than in the same period of 2019, and 17,575 people died, 2.7% more than in the same period of 2019.

According to the incomplete provisional data, 2,100 people died between 1 November and 22 November. Provisonal data for November will be published on 8 January 2021.

Excess mortality

Excess mortality (i.e. excess number of deaths compared to the average number of deaths in the same periods in the past) in the first ten months of 2020 was 4.5%. This means that in this period, 4.5% more people died compared to the 2015-2019 average.

Compared to 2015–2019, the number of deaths in 2020 deviated the most significantly in October: 23.7% more people died than on average in October between 2015 and 2019.

Data publication

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).

Mortality in 20201) compared to the 2015–2019 average, Slovenia, monthly
Mortality in 2020<sup>1)</sup> compared to the 2015–2019 average, Slovenia, monthly
1) Provisional data.
Source: SURS
Live births and deaths, Slovenia, monthly
Live birthsDeaths
1) Provisional data.
Source: SURS
Monthly data for 2020 are provisional. Final monthly data for 2020 will be published on 23 June 2021.
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