Deaths (Annual)

Department/Agency

Central Statistics Office (CSO)

Key information

Deaths by cause, sex, age group, marital status, area of residence, place of occurrence; deaths from accidents, poisonings and violence; deaths from external causes classified by their natural cause; crude and standardised death rates; age-specific death rates from cancer.


A Methods and Quality Report is available for this statistic.

Source

General Register Office.

Scope

Deaths occurring in the reference year, registered during the reference year or the following year. Deaths where no inquest has been held and which have not been registered within one year of their occurrence can be registered only on the authority of the Registrar General. The tables in the main body of the publication exclude such deaths.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

2001, some tables from 1864, 1941, 1983, 1985 and 1996

Timeliness

24 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Province
    Leinster; Munster; Connacht; Ulster (part).
  • Region (NUTS3)
    Border; Dublin; Mid-East; Midland; Mid-West; South-East; South-West; West.
  • County or City
    The 34 administrative counties.
  • Cause of death
    ICD-9 Codes with some tables based on 65 COD List or ICD-10 Codes.
  • Age
    0-4 years; 5-14 through to 75-84; 85+ years.
  • Marital status
    Single; Married; Divorced; Widowed.
  • Place of occurrence
    General and special hospitals and nursing homes; Mental hospitals; Local Authority institutions; Domiciliary.

Theme

People and Society - Births, Deaths and Marriages

Page Created

2008-12-02

Page Modified

2017-04-24

Keywords

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