You asked for the total deaths in Scottish hospitals for the previous 5 years from the year 2015 up until the end of October 2020.
The total number of deaths in Scottish hospitals for the following years is:
2020 (registered by 1 November 2020): 22,631
National Records of Scotland (NRS) publish weekly deaths in hospital for 2015-2019 at the link below.
The figures have been sourced from a spreadsheet here for 2015-2019 (Deaths by week and location 2015-2019) and for 2020 from their latest weekly publication on deaths involving coronavirus.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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