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Death rates in Scotland between April and June 2020: FOI release

Published: 22 Feb 2021

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
22 Feb 2021
Death rates in Scotland between April and June 2020: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000116346
Date received: 26 Nov 2020
Date responded: 8 Feb 2021
Information requested

The death rates in Scotland between the months of April 1st 2020 and 30 June 2020

Response

The information you have requested is available from National Records of Scotland (NRS) who publish
Weekly and Monthly Data on Births and Deaths Registered in Scotland. A link to the webpage is found below:
https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/vital-events/generalpublications/weekly-and-monthly-data-on-births-and-deaths-registered-in-scotland

In direct response to your request, the death rates in Scotland between the months of April 1st 2020 and 30 June 2020 can be found in the table below.
This data was extracted from Table 5 in the attached publication from 20 January, which can also be found on the NRS webpage:
https://www.nrscotland.gov.uk/statistics-and-data/statistics/statistics-by-theme/vital-events/generalpublications/weekly-and-monthly-data-on-births-and-deaths/deaths-involving-coronavirus-covid-19-in-scotland/archive
 

EXTRACT Table 5: Deaths rates between 1st April 2020 and 30th June 2020 per

100,000 population and numbers 1,2

All deaths

 

April 2020

May 2020

June 2020

 

Persons

Females

Males

Persons

Females

Males

Persons

Females

Males

Under 1

year

 

285.5

 

292.6

 

278.8

 

345.5

 

283.3

 

404.8

 

238.1

 

244.0

 

232.4

1-4

11.5

11.8

11.2

11.2

11.5

10.9

11.5

11.9

11.2

5-9

4.1

8.5

0.0

12.0

8.3

15.6

12.5

0.0

24.2

10-14

4.0

0.0

7.9

11.7

7.9

15.3

16.1

8.2

23.6

15-19

17.4

0.0

33.9

25.2

17.2

32.8

52.0

26.6

76.3

20-24

94.3

44.1

143.4

63.3

28.5

97.4

51.0

22.1

79.2

25-29

104.5

46.0

162.5

72.8

44.6

100.8

75.4

33.0

117.3

30-34

86.5

76.4

96.8

145.5

80.0

211.9

111.8

57.1

167.1

35-39

187.5

126.9

250.7

187.9

122.8

255.9

197.5

133.5

264.2

40-44

262.4

196.3

330.7

278.5

196.7

363.1

268.9

173.9

367.1

45-49

397.3

208.8

596.9

462.2

351.5

579.3

385.4

231.3

548.4

50-54

567.7

396.9

751.9

471.3

291.1

665.6

437.4

301.0

584.6

55-59

765.4

546.9

999.0

655.3

438.0

887.6

500.9

346.6

665.9

60-64

1,284.3

860.3

1,736.5

913.2

716.7

1,122.8

833.9

634.6

1,046.6

65-69

2,063.2

1,572.4

2,592.2

1,596.0

1,206.8

2,015.6

1,431.8

1,137.8

1,748.7

70-74

3,139.3

2,509.7

3,836.7

2,321.6

1,828.9

2,867.5

1,963.2

1,719.5

2,233.2

75-79

6,391.7

5,218.8

7,802.1

4,434.2

3,751.5

5,254.1

3,524.7

3,030.0

4,117.9

80-84

11,150.5

9,809.3

12,989.6

7,773.4

6,849.8

9,039.3

6,156.5

5,442.0

7,135.3

85-89

20,192.2

18,279.3

23,262.0

13,463.3

12,703.8

14,681.1

9,440.1

8,902.3

10,301.6

90+

39,605.2

38,833.3

41,266.1

27,544.9

27,189.3

28,307.9

19,803.0

20,441.3

18,436.7

 

Footnotes:

1) Monthly populations have been calculated by interpolating between annual population

estimates and projections.

2) Numbers are provisional and subject to future revision.

 

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