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Release Date :
Reference Number :
CSR 2024-06

 

Data on deaths presented in this special release were obtained from the Certificates of Death submitted by the Office of the City/Municipal Civil Registrars in their monthly report throughout the region to the Philippine Statistics Authority - Provincial Statistical Offices (PSO). Said data were encoded or uploaded into the Vital Events Information (VEI) in 2024 in the respective PSOs. 

Figures presented herein cover the first quarter of 2024, which are still preliminary and may differ in the final counts.

An average of 30 deaths are registered in the region in the 1st Quarter of 2024

•    The number of registered deaths in CAR reached 2,743 during the first quarter of 2024. The number shows a decrease of 5.32% from the recorded deaths in 2023 for the same quarter.

•    Almost all provinces reported a decrease in deaths reported during the first quarter of 2024 compared to the first quarter of 2023, except Abra and Kalinga, which reported an increase of 4.69% and 9.39%, respectively.

•    Benguet had the highest number of recorded deaths among the provinces in CAR, accounting for 544 total registered deaths or 27.43% Abra came in second with 446 while Ifugao and Apayao registering the least number with 210 and 199, respectively.

•    Baguio City, with 760 or 27.71% recorded deaths, had the highest number of deaths registered.

Table 1. Number and Daily Average of Registered Deaths: CAR
1st Quarter 2024 and 1st Quarter 2023

 

Registered deaths peaks in January

•    During the first quarter of 2024, mortality was at its peak in January with total registered deaths of 1,072. This represents an average of 12 registered deaths per day in the region. The number of registered deaths in February 2024 translates to an average of 10 death occurrences per day. March posted the lowest number of registered deaths with 791 or 9 recorded deaths daily.


Table 2. Number of Registered Deaths by Month: CAR, 1st Quarter 2024 

 

Figure 1. Cities/Municipalities with Most Registered Deaths: CAR,
1st Quarter 2024

 

Baguio City had the highest number of registered deaths in the region

•    Of the two cities in CAR, Baguio City had the higher number of deaths registered with 760 followed distantly by Tabuk City, Kalinga with 206.

•    The municipality with the most registered deaths was La Trinidad, Benguet with 178 followed closely by Bangued, Abra with 166 while the rest trailed distantly.

 


(SGD)
VILLAFE P. ALIBUYOG
Regional Director
PSA - RSSO CAR


JYY/GAT/EEE

 

 

Technical Notes

Vital statistics are derived from information obtained when the occurrences of vital events and their characteristics are inscribed in a civil register.

Vital acts and events are the births, deaths, fetal deaths, marriages, and all such events that have something to do with an individual's entrance and departure from life together with the changes in civil status that may occur to a person during his lifetime. Recording of these events in the civil register is known as vital or civil registration and the resulting documents are called vital records.

Death is a permanent disappearance of evidence of life. A fetus with an intrauterine life of seven months or more and born alive at the time it was completely delivered from the maternal womb but died later shall be considered as death and shall be registered.

Vital Statistics: Death Statistics Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) 1st Quarter 2024

Data on deaths presented in this special release were obtained from the Certificates of Death submitted by the Office of the City/Municipal Civil Registrars in their monthly report throughout the…