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This release was compiled during the COVID-19 pandemic. For further information see  Information Note - Impact of COVID-19 on Vital Statistics 

CSO statistical release, , 11am

Vital Statistics

Quarter 3 2020

                                    Quarter 3 2020Quarter 3 2019
   
Births14,47715,379
Deaths 7,1117,358
Marriages 3,0807,328
Natural increase7,3668,021

The number of births decreased by 902 (5.9%) while deaths decreased by 247 (3.4%) compared to the same period in 2019.

Figure 1 Births, Death and natural increase, 2014-2020 Quarter 3
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There were 14,477 births in quarter 3 2020, 902 births or 5.9% less than the same period in 2019. This corresponds to a birth rate of 11.6 per 1,000 population, a decrease of 0.9 per thousand population from quarter 3 2019.

There were 7,111 deaths in quarter 3 2020, a decrease of 3.4% (or 247 deaths) from quarter 3 2019. This equates to a death rate of 5.7 per 1,000 population, a decrease of 0.3 points from quarter 3 2019.

There were 36 infant deaths registered in quarter 3 2020 giving an infant mortality rate of 2.5 per 1,000 live births.

The number of births less the number of deaths in quarter 3 2020 resulted in a natural increase of population of 7,366 persons.

Births

There were 7,495 male births and 6,982 female births in quarter 3 2020. The 14,477 births represent an annual birth rate of 11.6 per thousand population. A decrease of 0.9 in the rate recorded in quarter 3 2019. See tables 4 and 5.

Age of mothers

The average age of first time mothers was 31.3, up 0.1 years as recorded from the same period in the previous year. The average age of all mothers at maternity for births registered in quarter 3 2020 was 33.0 years, which is an increase of 0.1 years as recorded from quarter 3 2019. The average age of first time mothers outside marriage/civil partnership was 29.2, while the average age of all mothers outside marriage/civil partnership was 30.7 years. In the same quarter in 2019, the average age of mothers having their first baby outside marriage/civil partnership was 29.0 years while it was 30.5 years for all mothers for births registered outside of marriage/civil partnership. See tables 9 and 10.

Births and marriage/civil partnerships

In quarter 3 2020 there were 8,788 (60.7%) births registered as within marriage/civil partnership.

There were 5,689 births registered as outside marriage/civil partnership accounting for 39.3% of all births in quarter 3 2020. The highest percentage of births outside marriage/civil partnership was in Limerick City at 56.5% and the lowest was in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown with 25.1%. In the same quarter in 2019, there were 6,017 births registered as outside marriage/civil partnership accounting for 39.1% of all births. See table 8.

Location of births

The highest number of births registered was in Dublin City with 1,631 (11.3% of total live births in the country) followed by Cork County with 1,375 (9.5%) registered births. Leitrim had the lowest number with 91 (0.6%) registered births in quarter 3 2020. The same pattern was reflected in quarter 3 2019 when Dublin City accounted for 1,776 or 11.5% of births followed by Cork County with 1,367 (8.9%). Leitrim had the lowest number, 102 births (0.7%), registered in quarter 3 2019. See table 8.

Area of residence of mother

From January 2018 onwards where births take place within the State and the mother is residing outside the State, the area of residence of the mother is recorded as outside the State. Prior to quarter 1, 2018, cases where the mother was residing outside the State, the mother's area of residence was assigned to the location where the birth took place within the State.

There were 12 babies born to mothers who were resident outside the Republic of Ireland in quarter 3 2020. This accounts for 0.08% of total live births registered in the quarter. See tables 5, 8, 9 and 10.

Nationality of mothers

Of the 14,477 births in quarter 3 2020, there were 11,135 babies (76.9%) born to mothers of Irish nationality compared to 11,767 (76.5%) in quarter 3 2019. See table 11.

Birth order

A total of 5,606 births (38.7%) were to first time mothers in quarter 3 2020 while 5,044 (34.8%) were to second time mothers.  These accounted for a total of 73.5% of births of stated parity in quarter 3 2020.  See table 6 and figure 2.

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Birth Order Q3 2020 (%)
1st38.7234924362782
2nd34.841472680804
3rd17.5934240519445
4th5.69178697243904
5th and over3.14982385853423

Deaths

There were 7,111 deaths registered in quarter 3 2020, of these 3,627 were male and 3,484 were female. The quarter 3 2020 total is almost 3.4% less than the corresponding quarter of 2019 when 7,358 deaths were registered. See table 12.

Infant and neonatal mortality

There were 36 infant deaths registered in quarter 3 2020 giving an infant mortality rate of 2.5 deaths per 1,000 live births, a decrease of 0.5 points on that recorded in quarter 3 of 2019. Neonatal deaths are deaths of infants at ages under 4 weeks. There were 25 neonatal deaths registered in quarter 3 2020, giving a neonatal mortality rate of 1.7 deaths per 1,000 live births, which was a decrease of 0.6 from quarter 3 2019. See tables 3, 4 and figure 3.

Under 1 yr ratesinfantneonatal
Q3 20173.12.6
Q4 20172.71.9
Q1 20183.52.8
Q2 201832.2
Q3 20182.92
Q4 20182.82.1
Q1 20193.32.6
Q2 20193.32.4
Q3 201932.3
Q4 20193.12.4
Q1 20202.92.2
Q2 20202.71.8
Q3 2020 2.51.7

Cause of death

Diseases of the circulatory system:

Diseases of the circulatory system accounted for 1,964 deaths, or an annual rate of 1.6 per 1,000 population.  Of these, 914 were due to ischaemic heart disease and 300 to cerebrovascular disease. See tables 2a, 2b, 13, 14 and figure 4.

Malignant neoplasms (Cancer):

There were 2,356 deaths from malignant neoplasms. This is equivalent to an annual rate of 1.9 per 1,000 population.  See tables 2a, 2b, 13, 14, 15 and 16.

Diseases of the respiratory system:

Deaths from chronic lower respiratory disease numbered 333, pneumonia accounted for 132 deaths and 196 deaths resulted from all other respiratory diseases. See tables 2a, 2b, 13, 14, 15 and 16.

Accidents, suicides and other:

There were 318 deaths due to accidents, suicides and other external causes. Accidents accounted for 68.2% (217) of these deaths while suicides accounted for 29.6% (94). Of these external cause deaths, 67.0.% (213) were male.

There were 94 deaths registered in Quarter 3 2020 that were assigned an underlying cause of death of intentional self-harm, an increase of 13.3% from the same quarter of 2019. See tables 2a, 2b, 13, 14, 15 and 16.

Dementia and Alzheimer's:

In Quarter 3 2020 there were 348 deaths due to dementia of which 209 (or 60.1%) were female. There were 125 deaths due to Alzheimer's of which 84 (or 67.2%) were female. See tables 18 and 19.

COVID-19

There were 191 deaths due to COVID-19 recorded in quarter 3 2020, 85 of which were male and 106 which were female. Of these, 191 (76.4%) were aged 75 and over.  

There were 185 of these COVID-19 deaths where the virus was identified while there were 6 deaths where the virus was not identified. See tables 20, 21 and WHO ICD-10 classification of COVID-19 link 

The mean average age of death was 81.1 years while the median age was 84.0 years for all deaths due to COVID-19 in quarter 3 2020.

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Principal causes of death Q3 2020 (%)
Respiratory9.29545774152721
Circulatory27.6191815497117
External4.47194487413866
Malignant Cancer33.1317676838701
Remainder25.4816481507524

Age at death

The leading cause of death in quarter 3 2020 varied widely by age-group. For those aged from 15 to 34 years, external causes of death including accidents, suicide and other ranked first (50 deaths). Among individuals aged 35-74, malignant neoplasms (cancer) was the leading cause (1,159), while for those aged 75 and older, it was diseases of the circulatory system (1,436 deaths). See table 14.

There were 5,822 deaths of persons aged 65 and over registered in quarter 3 2020. This represents an annual death rate of 32.3 per 1,000 population aged 65 and over and represents a decrease of 2.0 when compared with the corresponding quarter of 2019. See tables 3, 4 and figure 5.

The average (mean) time-lag between the date of death and the registration of death was 61 days while the median (mid-point in data) was 26 days for quarter 3 2020.

Natural Increase

The natural increase in the population (births minus deaths) for quarter 3 2020 was 7,366. This represents a rate of 5.9 per 1,000 population, 0.6 less than quarter 3 2019. See tables 3, 4 and figure 1.

Marriages

The number of marriages registered during the quarter was 3,080 of which 102 were same-sex marriages. This is equivalent to an annual marriage rate of 2.5 per 1,000 population, a decrease of 3.5 from quarter 3 2019. See tables 3 and 4.

Same-sex marriage legislation came into effect on the 16th November 2015.

Population

The estimated population (usual residence) in April 2020 was 4,977,443. 

 

Code Generator for HighCharts V1.1Cancer Disease of the circulatory systemDisease of the respiratory systemAccident, suicide, homicide and undeterminedOther
Under 1510.71428571428577.1428571428571408.9285714285714373.2142857142857
15-3416.09195402298858.045977011494252.2988505747126457.471264367816116.0919540229885
35-7447.037337662337720.98214285714296.534090909090917.1022727272727318.3441558441558
75 and over26.132326820603931.882770870337520.09325044404971.953818827708719.9378330373002
Table 1 Births classified by age of mother at maternity by quarter, 20151, 2019 and 2020 and their corresponding annual age specific (asfr) and total period fertility rates (tpfr)
 Q3 2015 Q3 2019 Q2 2020 Q3 2020
  % ofFertility  % ofFertility  % ofFertility  % ofFertility
Age of motherNumbertotalrate Numbertotalrate Numbertotalrate Numbertotalrate
 < 20 years3301.99.6 2481.66.3 1881.44.7 2371.66.0
  20-24 years1,5118.853.0 12918.435.2 9927.326.2 11327.829.9
  25-29 years3,23618.986.4 261917.072.8 233417.364.5 249117.268.8
  30-34 years6,16036.0129.0 523734.1122.5 470534.8113.1 492134.0118.2
  35-39 years4,84228.3102.0 477731.193.2 418430.983.6 448231.089.6
  40-44 years9875.822.3 11247.323.4 10377.720.7 11307.822.6
  45+ years620.41.6 830.51.9 870.61.9 840.61.9
  Not stated   
  Total17,128100.02.0 15,379100.01.8 13,527100.01.6 14,477100.01.7
1Fertility rates for Q3 2015 has been revised, based on revised Census of Population usual residence population data
Table 2a Deaths registered by cause of death and by quarter, 2015, 2019 and 2020
 Malignant Cancers % of total Diseases of the heart and arteries% of total Lung diseases% of total Accidents, Suicides & Others% of total Other Causes% of total Total% of total
Q3 20202,35633.1 1,96427.6 6619.3 3184.5 1,81225.5 7,111100.0
Q2 20202,28626.6 2,24526.2 7979.3 1832.1 3,07135.8 8,582100.0
Q3 20192,36832.2 2,19629.8 81311.0 2793.8 1,70223.1 7,358100.0
Q3 20152,09930.6 2,09330.6 78811.5 3695.4 1,50221.9 6,851100.0
Table 2b Deaths registered by cause of death and age group, Third Quarter 2020
 Malignant Cancers % of totalDiseases of the heart and arteries% of totalLung diseases% of totalAccidents, Suicides & Others% of totalOther Causes% of totalTotal% of total
Persons            
Under 10.010.10.00.0351.9360.5
1 - 430.110.10.010.330.280.1
5 - 1430.120.10.041.330.2120.2
15 - 2440.20.020.3154.710.1220.3
25 - 34100.470.40.03511.0130.7650.9
35 - 44401.7271.440.65015.7261.41472.1
45 - 541395.9643.3101.54714.8593.33194.5
55 - 6433414.21447.3314.74413.81277.06809.6
65 - 7464627.428214.411617.53410.724013.21,31818.5
75 - 8471230.256528.825438.43711.651828.62,08629.3
85 +46519.787144.324436.95116.078743.42,41834.0
Total2,356100.01,964100.0661100.0318100.01,812100.07,111100.0
             
Males            
Under 10.010.10.00.0170.9180.3
1 - 420.110.10.00.010.140.1
5 - 1420.110.10.030.930.290.1
15 - 2420.10.010.2103.110.1140.2
25 - 3460.330.20.0319.780.4480.7
35 - 44110.5201.030.53711.6120.7831.2
45 - 54632.7492.560.93210.1291.61792.5
55 - 641857.91085.5182.73210.1754.14185.9
65 - 7436715.61889.6568.5247.51417.877610.9
75 - 8438316.331115.813420.3226.925314.01,10315.5
85 +23510.031616.110415.7226.929816.497513.7
Total1,25653.399850.832248.721367.083846.23,62751.0
             
Females            
Under 10.00.00.00.0181.0180.3
1 - 410.00.00.010.320.140.1
5 - 1410.010.10.010.30.030.0
15 - 2420.10.010.251.60.080.1
25 - 3440.240.20.041.350.3170.2
35 - 44291.270.410.2134.1140.8640.9
45 - 54763.2150.840.6154.7301.71402.0
55 - 641496.3361.8132.0123.8522.92623.7
65 - 7427911.8944.8609.1103.1995.55427.6
75 - 8432914.025412.912018.2154.726514.698313.8
85 +2309.855528.314021.2299.148927.01,44320.3
Total1,10046.796649.233951.310533.097453.83,48449.0
Table 3 Marriages, civil partnerships, births, deaths and natural increase
 Marriages1 Live Births Deaths 
 TotalOpposite-sexSame-sexCivil PartnershipsTotalFirstOutside marriage/civil partnershipsAverage Age TotalInfant 2Neonatal 365 & overNatural Increase
Quarter 1              
20153,5463,5467817,1836,4566,20232.5 8,60455317,1758,579
20163,5033,320183716,4806,2456,03732.7 8,60963457,1417,871
20173,4593,32913016,4876,1816,22932.8 9,06740327,7167,420
20183,3393,2409915,6596,0775,91932.9 9,27855447,8696,381
20193,1853,07511015,8936,0436,04633.0 8,61852417,1977,275
20202,8862,77111514,3715,6735,49733.18,67442317,3465,697
               
Quarter 2              
20155,5165,5169316,0646,0215,78632.5 7,56534306,1688,499
20165,6595,36929016,2195,8985,80632.7 7,69748366,2968,522
20175,5975,42217515,2225,7345,67532.8 7,31546375,9317,907
20185,3865,21816815,4195,9295,91232.9 7,59247346,2967,827
20195,2045,06414014,3895,4715,45733.0 7,51948346,1356,870
2020304299513,5275,3515,11433.18,58236257,2954,945
               
Quarter 3              
20158,1978,19714917,1286,3676,28532.4 6,85152425,48310,277
20168,3918,03835316,4586,2186,05632.6 7,12949385,7179,329
20177,9167,64427215,6355,9625,90232.7 6,98749415,6408,648
20187,4237,18124215,4285,7945,81132.9 7,14345315,7718,285
20197,3287,09523315,3795,9756,01732.9 7,35846355,9628,021
20203,0802,97810214,4775,6065,68933.07,11136255,8227,366
               
Quarter 4              
20154,8574,766915615,5346,0235,71732.5 6,93264485,5048,602
20165,0734,84323014,7405,6815,44932.9 6,95548365,6427,785
20175,0494,86718214,7095,6505,53432.9 7,11539285,7397,594
20184,9054,75015514,5105,7085,41933.0 7,10340305,6977,407
20194,5964,43915714,1355,6505,25233.2 7,63944346,1446,496
2020
               
Total              
201522,11622,0259137665,90924,86723,99032.5 29,95220515124,33035,957
201622,62621,5701,056763,89724,04223,34832.7 30,39020815524,79633,507
201722,02121,26275962,05323,52723,34032.8 30,48417413825,02631,569
201821,05320,38966461,01623,50823,06132.9 31,11618713925,63329,900
201920,31319,67364059,79623,13922,77233.0 31,13419014425,43828,662
2020
1 2015 to 2019 Marriage & Civil Partnership figures are final and by month of registration.
2 Infant death: Death at ages under 1 year of live born infant.
3 Neonatal death: Death at ages under 4 weeks of live born infant.
Table 4 Annual marriage, civil partnership, birth, death and natural increase rates per 1,000 population1
 Marriages5 Live Births Deaths 
 TotalOpposite-sexSame-sexCivil Partnerships5Total% First births 2% Outside marriage/civil partnerships TotalInfant 3 MortalityNeo-natal4 Mortality65 & overNatural Increase
Quarter 1             
20153.10.0714.837.636.1 7.43.21.848.77.4
20163.02.80.20.0114.137.936.6 7.33.82.746.86.7
20172.92.80.113.937.537.8 7.72.41.949.06.3
20182.72.70.113.138.837.8 7.73.52.848.45.3
20192.62.50.113.138.038.0 7.13.32.642.86.0
20202.32.30.111.739.538.37.02.92.242.24.6
              
Quarter 2             
20154.70.0813.737.536.0 6.52.11.940.47.3
20164.84.50.213.736.435.8 6.53.02.240.07.2
20174.74.50.112.737.737.3 6.13.02.436.56.6
20184.44.30.112.738.538.3 6.33.02.237.26.4
20194.24.10.111.738.037.9 6.13.32.435.25.6
20200.20.20.010.939.637.86.92.71.840.54.0
              
Quarter 3             
20157.00.1314.637.336.7 5.83.02.535.98.8
20167.16.80.313.937.836.8 6.03.02.336.37.9
20176.66.40.213.038.137.7 5.83.12.634.77.2
20186.15.90.212.737.637.7 5.92.92.034.36.8
20196.05.80.212.538.939.1 6.03.02.334.36.5
20202.52.40.111.638.739.35.72.51.732.35.9
              
Quarter 4             
20154.14.10.10.0513.338.836.8 5.94.13.136.17.3
20164.34.10.212.438.537.0 5.93.32.435.86.6
20174.24.10.212.338.437.6 5.92.71.935.36.3
20184.03.90.111.939.337.3 5.82.82.133.86.1
20193.73.60.111.540.037.2 6.23.12.435.35.3
2020
              
Total             
20154.74.70.0814.137.836.4 6.43.12.339.97.7
20164.84.60.213.537.636.5 6.43.32.439.47.1
20174.64.40.212.937.937.6 6.42.82.238.56.6
20184.34.20.112.638.537.8 6.43.12.338.16.2
20194.14.00.112.138.738.1 6.33.22.436.55.8
2020
1 Rates are calculated using the Usual Residence population figures.
2 First births divided by the total number of live births (excluding those with unstated parity), multiplied by 100.
3 Infant mortality is the number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births.
4 Neonatal mortality is the number of neonatal (infants aged under 4 weeks) deaths per 1,000 live births.
5 2015 to 2019 Marriage & Civil Partnership rates are by month of registration and are final.
Table 5 Births registered, classified by area of residence of mother, July - September 2020
Area of residenceTotalMaleFemaleRate1
State14,4777,4956,98211.6
     
Leinster8,1154,1913,92411.7
Carlow188998912.7
Dublin City1,63185178011.4
South Dublin90247342912.5
Fingal98649748912.5
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 5892982919.7
Kildare73237435812.4
Kilkenny27013513510.5
Laois23912111810.8
Longford159867315.0
Louth38620118511.4
Meath63133729412.1
Offaly21611210410.6
Westmeath31316614713.6
Wexford48024323712.3
Wicklow39319819510.3
     
Munster3,8932,0291,86411.7
Clare33415318110.9
Cork City36319516811.6
Cork County1,37571865712.5
Kerry42021021011.0
Limerick City168917711.5
Limerick County 40420819611.5
Tipperary47125421711.3
Waterford City168937513.7
Waterford County1901078310.6
     
Connacht1,53079074010.7
Galway City21010810211.0
Galway County51628523110.9
Leitrim91444711.0
Mayo3201491719.4
Roscommon2041089612.0
Sligo189969311.2
     
Ulster (Part of)92748344412.1
Cavan24212511712.4
Donegal48525123411.7
Monaghan2001079312.5
     
Regional Authorities:    
Border1,20762358411.8
Midland92748544212.2
West1,25065060010.6
Dublin4,1082,1191,98911.6
Mid-East2,1421,1101,03211.7
Mid-West1,37770667111.3
South-East1,29667761911.8
South-West2,1581,1231,03512.0
     
Mother Residing Outside the State12210
1 Births per year per 1,000 population. Annual rates based on estimated usual residence 2020 population.
Table 6 Births registered, classified by age of mother and previous number of liveborn children, July - September 2020
                                               Previous number of liveborn children
Age of mother at maternityTotal012345 or more
All ages14,4775,6065,0442,547824265191
        
15 and under55
161212
1738362
1852493
19130101245
Under 20237203295
        
201661342273
21193135421411
22216122711742
23285172733181
242721488524942
20–241,132711293932582
        
2534516411341225
26417212133541332
27481210169711579
28568267179842963
296803222149530145
25–292,4911,1758083451093519
        
307523472469841155
31894394303127441412
321,02145236214836149
331,126398441193631516
341,128381466198541514
30–344,9211,9721,8187642387356
        
351,131377453215531914
361,020304389234552216
37961217375260682417
38739191251194711616
3963113823516669158
35–394,4821,2271,7031,0693169671
        
40454103143122611411
413207510378381412
4217346603116119
431063736101085
4477252513644
40–441,1302863672541315141
        
45 and over84322617522
Table 7 Number and percentage of births registered within and outside marriage/civil partnership, classified by age of mother, July - September 2020
 NumberPercentage of total births
Age of mother at maternityTotalMarried/Civil partnership parents  Unmarried/non-Civil partnership parentsMarried/Civil partnership parents  Unmarried/non-Civil partnership parents
TotalSame address TotalSame address
All ages14,4778,7885,6893,42960.739.323.7
        
15 and under551100.020.0
1612121100.08.3
173813772.697.418.4
18528441615.484.630.8
19130171133413.186.926.2
Under 20237262115911.089.024.9
        
20166321344919.380.729.5
21193361576018.781.331.1
22216431736619.980.130.6
23285542318118.981.128.4
242726221010522.877.238.6
20-241,13222790536120.179.931.9
        
253459525011227.572.532.5
2641712629114530.269.834.8
2748116931217135.164.935.6
2856822834019540.159.934.3
2968034633421750.949.131.9
25-292,4919641,52784038.761.333.7
        
3075242133121556.044.028.6
3189454435025260.939.128.2
321,02171031121169.530.520.7
331,12684228420874.825.218.5
341,12885926919676.223.817.4
30-344,9213,3761,5451,08268.631.422.0
        
351,13182630523073.027.020.3
361,02077624417976.123.917.5
3796173622516876.623.417.5
3873955118814674.625.419.8
3963146117012073.126.919.0
35-394,4823,3501,13284374.725.318.8
        
404543241308671.428.618.9
41320228926771.328.720.9
42173125482872.327.716.2
4310664422960.439.627.4
447747302261.039.028.6
40-441,13078834223269.730.320.5
        
45 and over8457271267.932.114.3
Table 8 Number and percentage of births registered within and outside marriage/civil partnership, classified by area of residence of mother, July - September 2020
 NumberPercentage of total births
Area of residenceTotalMarried/Civil partnership parents  Unmarried/non-Civil partnership parentsMarried/Civil partnership parents  Unmarried/non-Civil partnership parents
TotalSame address TotalSame address
State14,4778,7885,6893,42960.739.323.7
        
Leinster8,1154,8193,2961,92259.440.623.7
Carlow18898904652.147.924.5
Dublin City1,63187675536953.746.322.6
South Dublin90249640622655.045.025.1
Fingal98662436222463.336.722.7
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 5894411489474.925.116.0
Kildare73248125116665.734.322.7
Kilkenny2701691016462.637.423.7
Laois2391251147552.347.731.4
Longford15997623461.039.021.4
Louth3862191679356.743.324.1
Meath63138824316861.538.526.6
Offaly216128885959.340.727.3
Westmeath3131921218161.338.725.9
Wexford48026221812654.645.426.3
Wicklow3932231709756.743.324.7
        
Munster3,8932,4061,48793161.838.223.9
Clare3342211137966.233.823.7
Cork City3631931709453.246.825.9
Cork County1,37591046532766.233.823.8
Kerry42025816210361.438.624.5
Limerick City16873953243.556.519.0
Limerick County 4042791258869.130.921.8
Tipperary47126820312656.943.126.8
Waterford City16886824051.248.823.8
Waterford County190118724262.137.922.1
        
Connacht1,5301,01551535066.333.722.9
Galway City210130805561.938.126.2
Galway County51637114510371.928.120.0
Leitrim9159322564.835.227.5
Mayo3202101107165.634.422.2
Roscommon204132724764.735.323.0
Sligo189113764959.840.225.9
        
Ulster (Part of)92754238522458.541.524.2
Cavan242149936061.638.424.8
Donegal48526721811855.144.924.3
Monaghan200126744663.037.023.0
        
Regional Authorities:       
Border1,20771449329859.240.824.7
Midland92754238524958.541.526.9
West1,25084340727667.432.622.1
Dublin4,1082,4371,67191359.340.722.2
Mid-East2,1421,31183152461.238.824.5
Mid-West1,37784153632561.138.923.6
South-East1,29673356331856.643.424.5
South-West2,1581,36179752463.136.924.3
        
Mother Residing Outside the State1266250.050.016.7
Table 9 Births registered, classified by area of residence and age of mother, July - September 2020
        Average age of mother at maternity
Area of residenceTotalUnder 2020-2425-2930-3435-3940 and overAll births First births
State14,4772371,1322,4914,9214,4821,21433.031.3
          
Leinster8,1151486841,4082,7502,45067532.931.1
Carlow1882154454492432.931.3
Dublin City1,6312815826952052413232.931.7
South Dublin90221801713262554932.330.0
Fingal986157817633527910333.231.2
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 589519571962407234.833.4
Kildare73211531032362636633.531.6
Kilkenny27042237100872033.331.9
Laois2394295481581331.830.0
Longford1593193159371032.030.2
Louth386123790130942331.829.6
Meath6318311232191876333.431.3
Offaly2164204573581632.530.8
Westmeath31352950121822632.730.7
Wexford4801860871541372431.728.5
Wicklow393834711461003432.631.1
          
Munster3,893582696521,3151,26033933.331.4
Clare334413521161252433.732.3
Cork City363429651121203333.232.4
Cork County1,375147120749246113033.732.0
Kerry4201029631331523333.331.3
Limerick City1688253656331030.828.3
Limerick County 404528731241373733.331.0
Tipperary471842921531403632.730.3
Waterford City168219396633931.429.0
Waterford County1903132563592734.031.6
          
Connacht1,5301510024450651914633.632.5
Galway City2102143963672533.633.1
Galway County516332721771795334.033.0
Leitrim911223825532.932.4
Mayo320222491081043533.732.1
Roscommon2044133864711433.032.1
Sligo1894182456731433.331.4
          
Ulster (Part of)92716761853472515232.430.4
Cavan2424175285731132.430.5
Donegal485842981871183232.330.4
Monaghan200417357560932.430.3
          
Regional Authorities:         
Border1,20720952314413497132.630.7
Midland92716971803342356532.330.5
West1,250118119841242112733.732.7
Dublin4,108693356731,3771,29835633.131.5
Mid-East2,1423915538773164418633.031.0
Mid-West1,3772510825344943510732.930.7
South-East1,2962912923243736510432.530.1
South-West2,1582812933573773319633.631.9
          
Mother Residing Outside the State123232231.835.2
Table 10 Births registered outside marriage/civil partnership, classified by area of residence and age of mother, July - September 2020
       Average age of mother at maternity
Area of residenceTotalUnder 2525-2930-3435-3940 and overAll birthsFirst births
State5,6891,1161,5271,5451,13236930.729.2
         
Leinster3,29667985491763221430.629.1
Carlow9016361910930.228.9
Dublin City7551591872051545030.729.8
South Dublin40681107127731830.328.4
Fingal3626984106703331.429.6
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 148162630542233.733.3
Kildare251556155641630.728.6
Kilkenny10122243220330.328.9
Laois11427322921529.928.1
Longford621418188429.827.6
Louth16741534422729.227.6
Meath243346581422131.529.7
Offaly8819242713530.128.1
Westmeath12129303918529.927.7
Wexford21863585041629.126.0
Wicklow170344955221030.229.4
         
Munster1,48727840839530310330.829.2
Clare11313273731531.630.9
Cork City170273950441031.531.2
Cork County465751251271013731.429.8
Kerry16231424238930.829.1
Limerick City953027248628.526.2
Limerick County 12521412926830.528.6
Tipperary203486546341029.728.0
Waterford City8218242710329.327.2
Waterford County72151813111531.929.0
         
Connacht515761391321284031.631.0
Galway City8012211821832.131.6
Galway County145213741351131.831.2
Leitrim3211495331.031.1
Mayo110152729291032.031.2
Roscommon7211251418430.730.4
Sligo7616152120431.030.1
         
Ulster (Part of)38581124100691129.728.1
Cavan9318342315329.728.1
Donegal21844665844629.928.1
Monaghan7419241910228.927.7
         
Regional Authorities:        
Border49398153130941830.028.7
Midland38589104113601929.927.9
West407591101021033331.731.1
Dublin1,67132540446835112331.029.8
Mid-East8311642282351505430.528.8
Mid-West536112160136992930.128.4
South-East563134160141923629.927.5
South-West7971332062191835631.329.9
         
Mother Residing Outside the State6221128.931.4
Table 11 Births registered, classified by nationality of mother, marital status and age, July - September 2020
 Total births Births inside marriage/civil partnership Births outside marriage/civil partnership Average age of mother at maternity
Nationality of motherNumber Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage  
TOTAL14,477100.0 8,78860.7 5,68939.3 33.0
Ireland11,13576.9 6,56859.0 4,56741.0 33.3
United Kingdom2912.0 16556.7 12643.3 32.5
EU14 excl. Irl3142.2 18558.9 12941.1 34.6
EU15 to EU 2721,3619.4 76756.4 59443.6 31.7
Other 11,3729.5 1,10180.2 27119.8 32.3
Not stated40.1 250.0 250.0 37.2
1 Countries excluding Ireland, UK and the EU.
2 The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 so is excluded as part of EU from Quarter 2 2020.
Table 12 Deaths registered by county of residence of deceased, July - September 2020
Area of residenceTotalMaleFemaleRate1
State7,1113,6273,4845.7
     
Leinster3,4961,7421,7545.0
Carlow10950597.4
Dublin City8984434556.3
South Dublin3011571444.2
Fingal2401211193.0
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 3031421615.0
Kildare2581381204.4
Kilkenny14874745.7
Laois10261414.6
Longford7034366.6
Louth204881166.0
Meath2151061094.1
Offaly12471536.1
Westmeath11153584.8
Wexford2181161025.6
Wicklow195881075.1
     
Munster2,1711,1221,0496.6
Clare197102956.4
Cork City2831411429.0
Cork County6163262905.6
Kerry2771431347.3
Limerick City11555607.9
Limerick County 2161151016.1
Tipperary2711371346.5
Waterford City8240426.7
Waterford County11463516.4
     
Connacht9074734346.4
Galway City8342414.3
Galway County2691401295.7
Leitrim5931287.1
Mayo2521331197.4
Roscommon11360536.6
Sligo13167647.8
     
Ulster5372902477.0
Cavan13279536.7
Donegal2971561417.2
Monaghan10855536.8
     
Regional Authorities:    
Border7273883397.1
Midland4072191885.4
West7173753426.1
Dublin1,7428638794.9
Mid-East8724204524.8
Mid-West7994093906.5
South-East6713433286.1
South-West1,1766105666.6
1 Deaths per year per 1,000 population. Annual rates based on estimated 2020 Usual residence population.
Table 13 Deaths registered by cause of death and county of residence of deceased, July - September 2020
Area of residenceTotal DeathsMalignant NeoplasmsDiseases of the Circulatory systemDiseases of the Respiratory systemExternal causesAll other causes
State7,1112,3561,9646613181,812
       
Leinster3,4961,169923327136941
Carlow10936388324
Dublin City8983002278331257
South Dublin30111069252176
Fingal2408066171067
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown 3039084241491
Kildare2588563301664
Kilkenny148414321043
Laois102352614225
Longford7021251221
Louth204675416463
Meath2156350271164
Offaly124473312527
Westmeath111412713129
Wexford2188965161236
Wicklow195645320454
      
Munster2,171708643193107520
Clare197695316851
Cork City2837893292063
Cork County6162161784921152
Kerry277869527564
Limerick City115373014826
Limerick County 2166456241755
Tipperary2718097211657
Waterford City8234115527
Waterford County11444308725
      
Connacht9072982548948218
Galway City8323247920
Galway County2698980251164
Leitrim5919159214
Mayo2529374271048
Roscommon113272912441
Sligo131473291231
      
Ulster (part of)5371811445227133
Cavan1324230101139
Donegal29710093261266
Monaghan108392116428
      
Regional Authorities:      
Border7272471917041178
Midland4071441114010102
West7172322077134173
Dublin1,74258044614976491
Mid-East8722792209335245
Mid-West7992502367549189
South-East6712441875827155
South-West117638036610546279
Table 14 Deaths registered classified by cause of death and age group, July - September 2020
   Age Group
Cause of Death65 CODICD-10TotalUnder 11-45-1415-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 and
 CodeCodeDeaths          over
Total deaths0A00-Y897,1113681222651473196801,3182,0862,418
               
Infectious and parasitic diseases:-1A00-B99581122101923
Tuberculosis2A15-A19,B9011
Meningococcal infection3A390
AIDS (HIV Disease)4B20-B240
Viral Hepatitis5B15-B19211
Other infectious and parasitic diseases55111291922
            
Neoplasms6C00-D482,4083341040139338652732487
Malignant neoplasms of the:-7C00-C972,3563341040139334646712465
Lip, oral cavity, pharynx8C00-C14486159117
Oesophagus9C151102621312822
Stomach10C167512914152113
Colon11C181102815312133
Rectum and anus12C19-C2114431314374829
Liver and the intrahepatic bile ducts13C229511317362314
Pancreas14C25151719544526
Larynx and trachea/bronchus /lung15C32-C3449613188018016747
Skin16C43372221498
Breast17C501662122121324137
Cervix uteri18C53103313
Other parts of uterus19C54-C5537198136
Ovary20C5679161421289
Prostate21C6115128364659
Kidney22C6465281318177
Bladder23C67582372422
Lymph/haematopoietic tissue24C81-C9617721623355852
Other malignant neoplasms3473343618458210974
            
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, immunological disorders 25D50-D89261132910
      
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases26E00-E90223121122366487
Diabetes mellitus27E10-E14146210264563
            
Mental and behavioural disorders28F00-F99362112717102232
Alcohol abuse (including alcoholic psychosis)29F103111
Drug dependence, toxicomania30F11-F16,F18-F19211
               
Diseases of the nervous system and the sense organs31G00-H953592132122568122124
Meningitis32G00-G0311
              
Diseases of the circulatory system:-33I00-I991,96411272764144282565871
Ischaemic heart disease34I20-I259142193487154265353
of which: (Acute myocardial infarction) I21326167255391143
Other heart disease35I30-I33,I39-I523761114101734106202
Cerebrovascular disease36I60-I693002228134197135
Other diseases of circulatory system3742212275397181
               
Diseases of the respiratory system37J00-J99661241031116254244
Influenza38J09-J114121
Pneumonia39J12-J19132242564172
Chronic lower respiratory disease40J40-J4733341774135103
of which: Asthma41J45-J46142210
Other diseases of the respiratory system 19248367668
            
Diseases of the digestive system42K00-K9324313111541496162
Ulcer of stomach, duodenum and jejunum43K25-K281213116
Chronic liver disease44K70,K73-K74682108182244
Other diseases of the digestive system163111620265652
            
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue45L00-L991813239
            
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system/connective tissue46M00-M99491131529
Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthrosis47M05-M06,M15-M199144
            
Diseases of the genitourinary system48N00-N99132123173871
Diseases of the kidney and ureter49N00-N2979122142337
            
Complications of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium50O00-O99
               
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period1 51P00-P962121
            
Congenital malformations and chromosomal abnormalities52Q00-Q99331211344521
Congenital malformations of the nervous system53Q00-Q07102112211
Congenital malformations of the circulatory system54Q20-Q2874111
               
Symptoms, signs, abnormal findings, ill-defined causes55R00-R9945212211333
Sudden infant death syndrome56R9522
Unknown and unspecified causes57R96-R9991221102
              
COVID-19 virus identified and virus unidentifiedU071911710276185
COVID-19U071911710276185
             
External causes of injury and poisoning58V01-Y89318141535504744343751
Accidents59V01-X5921714723272425243250
of which: Transport accidents60V01-V992013133243
               Accidental falls 61W00-W19641349101522
               Accidental poisoning62X40-X49543161711421
               Other accidents791315461081328
Suicide and intentional self harm63X60-X849481121231885
Homicide/assault64X85-Y09321
Events of undetermined intent65Y10-Y34211
All other external causes  211
1 Stillbirths not included.
Table 15 Male deaths registered classified by cause of death and age group, July - September 2020
  Age Group
Cause of Death65 CODICD-10TotalUnder 11-45-1415-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 and
 CodeCodeMales          over
Total Male Deaths0A00-Y893,62718491448831794187761,103975
            
Infectious and parasitic diseases:-1A00-B9928225109
Tuberculosis2A15-A19,B90
Meningococcal infection3A39
AIDS (HIV Disease)4B20-B24
Viral Hepatitis5B15-B1911
Other infectious and parasitic diseases27125109
            
Neoplasms6C00-D481,28022261163189371393241
Malignant neoplasms of the:-7C00-C971,25622261163185367383235
Lip, oral cavity, pharynx8C00-C1437513883
Oesophagus9C15771513261814
Stomach10C1645131011137
Colon11C185948171020
Rectum and anus12C19-C2183135253613
Liver and the intrahepatic bile ducts13C225921325154
Pancreas14C258171033229
Larynx and trachea/bronchus /lung15C32-C342781112451039521
Skin16C43231211144
Breast17C5011
Cervix uteri18C53
Other parts of uterus19C54-C55
Ovary20C56
Prostate21C6115128364659
Kidney22C6444151013105
Bladder23C67380251813
Lymph/haematopoietic tissue24C81-C9610121418183226
Other malignant neoplasms17922234929355637
            
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, immunological disorders 25D50-D89132263
              
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases26E00-E901212613213841
Diabetes mellitus27E10-E148116153029
   
Mental and behavioural disorders28F00-F99144111104388
Alcohol abuse (including alcoholic psychosis)29F1011
Drug dependence, toxicomania30F11-F16,F18-F1911
  
Diseases of the nervous system and the sense organs31G00-H951712111416386147
Meningitis32G00-G0311
            
Diseases of the circulatory system:-33I00-I99998111032049108188311316
Ischaemic heart disease34I20-I255491173172111174143
of which: (Acute myocardial infarction) I211954720436160
Other heart disease35I30-I33,I39-I521651112512235169
Cerebrovascular disease36I60-I6912311157233550
Other diseases of circulatory system  161817315154
               
Diseases of the respiratory system37J00-J993221361856134104
Influenza38J09-J11211
Pneumonia39J12-J1965132541535
Chronic lower respiratory disease40J40-J4715228307141
of which: Asthma41J45-J46615
Other diseases of the respiratory system10324224728
            
Diseases of the digestive system42K00-K9310727723242420
Ulcer of stomach, duodenum and jejunum43K25-K2872113
Chronic liver disease44K70,K73-K743416491022
Other diseases of the digestive system6611312132115
 
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue45L00-L99102215
               
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system/connective tissue46M00-M99202513
Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthrosis47M05-M06,M15-M194112
      
Diseases of the genitourinary system48N00-N9973121132333
Diseases of the kidney and ureter49N00-N2946121111219
            
Complications of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium50O00-O99
              
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period1 51P00-P961212
Congenital malformations and chromosomal abnormalities52Q00-Q9916411312211
Congenital malformations of the nervous system53Q00-Q074112
Congenital malformations of the circulatory system54Q20-Q283111
            
Symptoms, signs, abnormal findings, ill-defined causes55R00-R9914111119
Sudden infant death syndrome56R9511
Unknown and unspecified causes57R96-R9941111
            
COVID-19 virus identified and virus unidentified U0785148183024
COVID-19 U0785148183024
            
External causes of injury and poisoning58V01-Y8921331031373232242222
Accidents59V01-X591383421211420161722
of which: Transport accidents60V01-V9910213121
               Accidental falls 61W00-W193813376711
               Accidental poisoning62X40-X4939115127211
               Other accidents513143398911
Suicide and intentional self harm63X60-X84716915181175
Homicide/assault64X85-Y09211
Events of undetermined intent65Y10-Y3411
All other external causes11
1 Stillbirths not included.
Table 16 Female deaths registered classified by cause of death and age group, July - September 2020
   Age Group
Cause of Death65 CODICD-10TotalUnder 11-45-1415-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 and
 CodeCodeFemales          over
Total Female Deaths0A00-Y893,4841843817641402625429831,443
            
Infectious and parasitic diseases:-1A00-B9930115914
Tuberculosis2A15-A19,B9011
Meningococcal infection3A39
AIDS (HIV Disease)4B20-B24
Viral Hepatitis5B15-B1911
Other infectious and parasitic diseases28114913
            
Neoplasms6C00-D481,12811242976149281339246
Malignant neoplasms of the:-7C00-C971,10011242976149279329230
Lip, oral cavity, pharynx8C00-C141112134
Oesophagus9C15331185108
Stomach10C16301164486
Colon11C1851247141113
Rectum and anus12C19-C21612109121216
Liver and the intrahepatic bile ducts13C2236111411810
Pancreas14C25709212317
Larynx and trachea/bronchus /lung15C32-C342182635777226
Skin16C431411354
Breast17C501652122121314137
Cervix uteri18C53103313
Other parts of uterus19C54-C5537198136
Ovary20C5679161421289
Prostate21C61
Kidney22C6421133572
Bladder23C672021269
Lymph/haematopoietic tissue24C81-C967625172626
Other malignant neoplasms1681122916475337
            
Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs, immunological disorders25D50-D891311137
            
Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases26E00-E90102159152646
Diabetes mellitus27E10-E146514111534
            
Mental and behavioural disorders28F00-F99218116759144
Alcohol abuse (including alcoholic psychosis)29F10211
Drug dependence, toxicomania30F11-F16,F18-F1911
              
Diseases of the nervous system and the sense organs31G00-H951882189306177
Meningitis32G00-G03
            
Diseases of the circulatory system:-33I00-I99966147153694254555
Ischaemic heart disease34I20-I25365123154391210
of which: (Acute myocardial infarction)I21131125103083
Other heart disease35I30-I33,I39-I522112551155133
Cerebrovascular disease36I60-I6917711136186285
Other diseases of circulatory system  213224102246127
               
Diseases of the respiratory system37J00-J993391141360120140
Influenza38J09-J11211
Pneumonia39J12-J19671122637
Chronic lower respiratory disease40J40-J4718129446462
of which: Asthma41J45-J468125
Other diseases of the respiratory system 8924142940
            
Diseases of the digestive system42K00-K93136114818253742
Ulcer of stomach, duodenum and jejunum43K25-K285113
Chronic liver disease44K70,K73-K743414491222
Other diseases of the digestive system97138133537
            
Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue45L00-L9981124
            
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system/connective tissue46M00-M99291111016
Rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthrosis47M05-M06,M15-M19532
              
Diseases of the genitourinary system48N00-N9959241538
Diseases of the kidney and ureter49N00-N2933131118
            
Complications of pregnancy, childbirth and puerperium50O00-O99
              
Certain conditions originating in the perinatal period1 51P00-P9699
            
Congenital malformations and chromosomal abnormalities52Q00-Q991783231
Congenital malformations of the nervous system53Q00-Q0762211
Congenital malformations of the circulatory system54Q20-Q28431
            
Symptoms, signs, abnormal findings, ill-defined causes55R00-R99311121224
Sudden infant death syndrome56R9511
Unknown and unspecified causes57R96-R9951211
            
COVID-19 virus identified and virus unidentified U071063293161
COVID-19 U071063293161
            
External causes of injury and poisoning58V01-Y891051154131512101529
Accidents59V01-X59791132610581528
of which: Transport accidents60V01-V991011233
               Accidental falls 61W00-W1926124811
               Accidental poisoning62X40-X4915215421
               Other accidents2811131417
Suicide and intentional self harm63X60-X8423226571
Homicide/assault64X85-Y0911
Events of undetermined intent65Y10-Y3411
All other external causes11
1 Stillbirths not included.
Table 17 Infant and neonatal mortality by area of residence of deceased, July - September 2020
 Infant mortality 1  Neonatal mortality 2
Area of residenceNumberRate 3 NumberRate 3
STATE362.5 251.7
      
LEINSTER172.1 111.4
Carlow 
Dublin City53.1 21.2
South Dublin33.3 22.2
Fingal22.0 22.0
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown 11.7 11.7
Kildare22.7 22.7
Kilkenny 
Laois 
Longford 
Louth25.2 
Meath23.2 23.2
Offaly 
Westmeath 
Wexford 
Wicklow 
    
MUNSTER123.1 82.1
Clare13.0 
Cork City12.8 
Cork County53.6 53.6
Kerry24.8 12.4
Limerick City 
Limerick County 12.5 
Tipperary 
Waterford City 
Waterford County210.5 210.5
    
CONNACHT74.6 63.9
Galway City14.8 14.8
Galway County23.9 23.9
Leitrim 
Mayo 
Roscommon314.7 314.7
Sligo15.3 
    
ULSTER (PART OF) 
Cavan 
Donegal 
Monaghan 
    
REGIONAL AUTHORITIES:     
Border10.8
Midland
West64.864.8
Dublin112.771.7
Mid-East62.841.9
Mid-West21.5
South-East21.521.5
South-West83.7 62.8
1 Infant mortality rates: Deaths of infants under one year per 1,000 live births, classified by area of residence of mother.
2 Neonatal mortality rates: Deaths of infants under 28 days per 1,000 live births, classified by area of residence of mother.
3 Infant and neonatal mortality rates in some areas, based on small numbers, are subject to considerable fluctuation and caution should be exercised in their interpretation.
Table 18 Dementia1 deaths registered by county of residence of deceased, July - September 2020
Area of residenceTotalMaleFemale
State348139209
    
Leinster18572113
Carlow321
Dublin City601941
South Dublin1376
Fingal1899
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown 261115
Kildare817
Kilkenny835
Laois321
Longford413
Louth16511
Meath532
Offaly22
Westmeath22
Wexford633
Wicklow1147
    
Munster993960
Clare1147
Cork City19613
Cork County311219
Kerry1275
Limerick City22
Limerick County 954
Tipperary844
Waterford City44
Waterford County312
    
Connacht422121
Galway City312
Galway County1156
Leitrim321
Mayo1376
Roscommon734
Sligo532
    
Ulster22715
Cavan624
Donegal1239
Monaghan422
    
REGIONAL AUTHORITIES:   
Border301218
Midland1156
West341618
Dublin1174671
Mid-East401327
Mid-West301317
South-East24915
South-West622537
1 From January 1st 2019 these figures include ICD 10 codes F01 and F03
Table 19 Alzheimer's deaths registered by county of residence of deceased, July - September 2020
Area of residenceTotalMaleFemale
State1254184
    
Leinster612635
Carlow321
Dublin City1064
South Dublin523
Fingal11
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown 523
Kildare532
Kilkenny11
Laois211
Longford523
Louth624
Meath826
Offaly523
Westmeath11
Wexford312
Wicklow11
    
Munster34925
Clare11
Cork City33
Cork County16313
Kerry532
Limerick City11
Limerick County 211
Tipperary33
Waterford City312
Waterford County
    
Connacht21417
Galway City22
Galway County615
Leitrim
Mayo826
Roscommon312
Sligo22
    
Ulster927
Cavan11
Donegal725
Monaghan11
    
REGIONAL AUTHORITIES:   
Border1129
Midland1358
West19415
Dublin211110
Mid-East20713
Mid-West725
South-East1046
South-West24618
Table 20 COVID-19 (virus identified) deaths registered by county of residence of deceased and sex, July - September 2020
Area of residenceTotalMaleFemale
State18583102
    
Leinster1496287
Carlow734
Dublin City512427
South Dublin16412
Fingal1156
Dún Laoghaire Rathdown 1037
Kildare1055
Kilkenny11
Laois321
Longford211
Louth826
Meath1257
Offaly22
Westmeath541
Wexford413
Wicklow716
    
Munster1293
Clare11
Cork City11
Cork County11
Kerry
Limerick City422
Limerick County 22
Tipperary33
Waterford City
Waterford County
    
Connacht954
Galway City
Galway County33
Leitrim11
Mayo11
Roscommon413
Sligo
    
Ulster1578
Cavan642
Donegal22
Monaghan734
    
REGIONAL AUTHORITIES:
Border1688
Midland1293
West844
Dublin883652
Mid-East371324
Mid-West1082
South-East1248
South-West211
Table 21 COVID-19 (virus not identified) deaths registered by county of residence of deceased and sex, July - September 2020
Area of residenceTotalMaleFemale
State624
    
Leinster514
Carlow
Dublin City33
South Dublin11
Fingal11-
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown
Kildare
Kilkenny
Laois
Longford
Louth
Meath
Offaly
Westmeath
Wexford
Wicklow
    
Munster11
Clare
Cork City
Cork County
Kerry
Limerick City11-
Limerick County
Tipperary
Waterford City
Waterford County
    
Connacht
Galway City
Galway County
Leitrim
Mayo
Roscommon
Sligo
    
Ulster
Cavan
Donegal
Monaghan
    
REGIONAL AUTHORITIES:   
Border
Midland
West
Dublin514
Mid-East
Mid-West11
South-East
South-West

Background Notes

Introduction

This report has been prepared by the Central Statistics Office for the Minister for Social Protection in accordance with the provisions of Section 2 of the Vital Statistics and Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act, 1952 and Government Order SI 831 of 2007.

Methodology

All figures in this report are classified by quarter of registration and are provisional.

The Underlying Cause of Death is classified according to the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Diseases, Version 10 (ICD-10).

All deaths registered in the quarter have been included in the statistics and some cases have been assigned a provisional cause of death pending the outcome of further enquiries. 

Caution should be exercised if directly comparing these mortality statistics with those of previous quarters as this data is provisional and subject to change. Final data is published in our annual reports and is based on the date the death occurred while the quarterly releases are based on the date the death was registered.

Stated Parity 

Refers to the number of previous live births excluding any not stated.

Births classified by area of residence of mother.

From January 2018 onwards where births take place within the State and the area of residence of the mother is outside the State, the area of residence of the mother is recorded as outside the State. Prior to this, births where the mother was residing outside the State were assigned to the location where the birth took place within the State.

NUTS2 and NUTS3 Regional Authority areas - January 2018

From the 1st January 2018 an Amendment of the EU NUTS legislation came into effect. This reflects the new regional assembly structure and the other changes to the Local Government Act for Tipperary North, Tipperary South and Limerick and Waterford City and County Councils. The composition of the new Regions breakdown is outlined below.

Up to December 2017 regional classifications were based on the NUTS (Nomenclature of Territorial Units) classification used by Eurostat. The NUTS3 regions corresponded to eight Regional Authorities established under the Local Government Act, 1991 (Regional Authorities) (Establishment) Order, 1993, which came into operation on 1 January 1994. The NUTS2 regions, which were proposed by Government and agreed by Eurostat in 1999, are groupings of the NUTS3 regions. The composition of the regions is set out below.  

Border, Midland and Western NUTS2 Region Southern and Eastern NUTS2 Region

Border Cavan Dublin Dublin City 
  Donegal   Dún Laoghlaire-Rathdown
  Leitrim   Fingal
  Monaghan   South Dublin
  Sligo Mid-East  Kildare
      Louth
West Galway City   Meath
  Galway County   Wicklow
  Mayo Midland Laois
  Roscommon   Longford
      Offaly
      Westmeath
  Southern Regions    
South-East Carlow  Mid-West Clare
  Kilkenny    Tipperary
  Waterford City and County   Limerick City and County
  Wexford South-West  Cork City
      Cork County
      Kerry

EU-27 countries

EU 14

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden.

EU 15-27

Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia.

Croatia is included in EU 15 to EU27 from quarter 3 2013.

The United Kingdom left the EU on the 31 January 2020. From the 1 February 2020 the EU is reduced to 27 Member States.

As the United Kingdom was part of the EU for one month in 2020 - it is included as part of the EU 28 for quarter 1 2020. 

Civil Partnerships

Civil Partnership legislation was introduced in Ireland on the 1st January 2011. From 16th November 2015, when same-sex marriages legislation came into effect, same-sex couples no longer had the option to apply for a Civil Partnership.  However, couples that had given the required 3 months' notice of a Civil Partnership prior to 16th November 2015 were still entitled to have a Civil Partnership ceremony after that date.  

Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

The Marriage Act 2015 (No. 35/2015) effective from the 16th November 2015 (S.I. 504/2015) refers, allows parties of the same sex to marry.

Usual Residence Population concept

Rates for quarter 3 2020, were calculated using the relevant population data in April 2020.

For the purpose of this release the population concept of usual residence has been used, i.e. all persons usually resident and present in the State on census night, plus absent persons who are usually resident in Ireland, but are temporarily away from home and outside the State on Census night.  All persons are classified according to the region of their usual residence.

Revision of rates

Rates for Births, Deaths and Marriages were revised in quarter 4 2017 for intercensal years 2012 to 2015, based on revised estimated usual residence population data. Rates for 2016 were also revised based on updated Census of Population usual residence population figures.  

From the 1st January 2018 the CSO is using new automated software called IRIS for selecting the underlying cause of death code. The coding system has been developed and is maintained by the IRIS core group to code mortality data and is the preferred coding tool for European countries. See IRIS home page:

See WHO guidance for public health surveillance of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in humans caused by infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). 

 

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