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Mortality in the Republic of North Macedonia, by municipalities in 2019


According to the State Statistical Office data, there were 20 446 deaths in the Republic of North Macedonia in 2019, which represents an increase of 3.6%, compared to the previous year. The structure by sex, shows higher male participation, 10 616 or 51.9% of total number of deaths. The number of infant deaths was 112, and their share in total number of deaths was 0.5% (per 100 deaths).

By months, most (2 027) deaths were in January.

The average age of deaths was 71.6 years for males and 76.0 years for females, which means that women outlive men by 4.4 years on average.

Like previous years, by (ICD-IX), most deaths were due to circulatory diseases (I00-I99), which up to 51.8% of total number of deaths, followed by neoplasms (C00-D48) with 18.6%, while 4.6% were deaths due to endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90), and 4.4% were the cases where death was due to respiratory system diseases (J00-J99) etc.

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