Death Statistics

Deaths in the Philippines, 2016

Reported deaths in 2016 reached 582,183. The figure shows an increase of 21,578 or 3.8 percent higher than the previous year’s 560,605 deaths, which is equivalent to a crude death rate (CDR) of 5.6, or about six (6) persons per thousand population. In 2016, an average of 1,591 persons died daily. This translates to 66 deaths per hour or one (1) per minute.

The number of deaths from 2006 to 2016 showed an increasing trend. The increase during the ten-year period is almost one-third, or 32.0 percent, from 441,036 in 2006 to 582,183 in 2016. The reason for the increase may have been due to a slight increase in registration of deaths. (see Figure 1 and Table 1).

Deaths in the Philippines, 2015

Reported deaths in 2015 reached 560,605. The figure shows an increase of 23,606 or 4.4 percent higher than the previous year’s 536,999 deaths, which is equivalent to a crude death rate (CDR) of 5.5, or about six (6) persons per thousand population. In 2015, an average of 1,536 persons died daily. This translates to 64 deaths per hour or one (1) per minute.

The number of deaths from 2005 to 2015 showed an increasing trend. The increase during the ten-year period is almost one-third, or 31.6 percent, from 426,054 in 2005 to 560,605 in 2015 (see Figure 1 and Table 1).

Deaths in the Philippines, 2013

The reported deaths in 2013 numbered 531,280, an increase of 16,535 or 3.2 percent from 514,745 deaths recorded in 2012. In 2013, an average of 1,458 persons died daily or 61 deaths per hour.

The number of deaths from 2004 to 2013 showed a slightly increasing trend. The number of deaths increased at an average of 3.2 percent annually, that is, from 403,191 in 2004 to 531,280 in 2013. The highest peak of increase was recorded in 2005 with 5.7 percent, while the smallest increase was recorded in 2007 at 0.2 percent (See Figure 1 and Table 1).

Fetal Deaths 2011

Total fetal deaths recorded in 2011 were 8,173, an increase of 78 or 1.0 percent from the 2011 figure of 8,095.

Nine regions reported increases in fetal mortalities. The highest increase was recorded in SOCCSKSARGEN with 30.0 percent, followed by Caraga Region with 22.8 percent and Bicol, 21.0 percent.

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