Births and deaths, Slovenia, February 2021

1,297 live births and 1,848 deaths in February 2021

According to provisional data for February 2021, 1,297 children were born and 1,848 people died in Slovenia. The numbers of births and deaths were lower than in February 2020, but 2020 was a leap year, so February 2021 had one day less.

  • 8 April 2021 at 10:30
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Fewer live births than in February 2020

According to provisional data for February 2021, 1,297 children were born (2% or 27 fewer than in February 2020). On average 46 children were born per day, the same as on average in February 2020 and 2 fewer than on average in January 2021.

Fewer deaths than in February 2020

According to provisional data for February 2021, 1,848 people died (2.2% or 41 fewer than in February 2020). On average 66 people died each day in February 2021 (84 people per day died on average in January 2021). In February 2021, the daily number of deaths never exceeded 100.

Comparing to the data, it should be taken into account that 2020 was a leap year and February 2020 had one day more than February 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 February 2021 was –0.9%. This means that 0.9% fewer people died in February 2021 than on an average February in the 2015–2019 period.

Excess mortality of the population aged 75 or more

According to provisional data, 1,283 people aged 75 or more died in Slovenia in February 2021 (69.4% of all deaths). The number of deceased in February 2021 was 0.8% higher than the average number of deceased of the same age in 2015–2019.

What do data for the first three weeks of March 2021 show us?

According to the first estimate, 1,305 people died between 1 and 21 March 2021. In the same period of 2020, 1,291 people died.
Provisional data for March 2021 will be published on 7 May 2021.

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), 20211) compared to the 2015–2019 average, Slovenia, monthly
Mortality in 2020<sup>1)</sup>, 2021<sup>1)</sup> compared to the 2015–2019 average, Slovenia, monthly
1) Provisional data.
Source: SURS
Deaths in 20201), 20211) compared to the 2015–2019 average, Slovenia, by weeks
Deaths in 2020<sup>1)</sup>, 2021<sup>1)</sup> compared to the 2015–2019 average, Slovenia, by weeks
Mortality in 20201), 20211) by age compared to the 2015–2019 average, Slovenia, monthly
Mortality in 2020<sup>1)</sup>, 2021<sup>1)</sup> by age compared to the 2015–2019 average, Slovenia, monthly
1) Provisional data.
Source: SURS
Live births and deaths, Slovenia, monthly
Live birthsDeaths
201920201)20211)201920201)20211)
January1,6561,5601,4982,1401,9712,617
February1,3251,3241,2971,9531,8891,848
March1,5841,480-1,8871,851-
April1,5451,441-1,6521,750-
May1,6761,567-1,6411,593-
June1,6351,569-1,4661,613-
July1,7881,691-1,5871,583-
August1,7311,717-1,6141,622-
September1,6851,653-1,5311,666-
October1,6901,602-1,6352,073-
November1,5311,357-1,6143,059-
December1,4821,402-1,8683,221-
1) Provisional data.
Source: SURS
METHODOLOGICAL NOTE

Monthly data for 2020 and 2021 are provisional. Final monthly data for 2020 will be published on 23 June 2021 and final monthly data for 2021 in June 2022.

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