Death Statistics, Ilocos Region: May 2021

Issue No.: 

2021-75

Release Date: 

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Registered deaths in all provinces increased in May 2021

  • Ilocos Region registered a total of 4,132 deaths in May 2021.
  • Pangasinan topped the highest number of deaths. Its share was more than half  (62 percent) of the total registered deaths in the region at 2,555 deaths.  
  • La Union ranked second with 16 percent followed by Ilocos Sur at 12 percent. 
  • Ilocos Norte followed with 11 percent (442 deaths).
  • All provinces increased in the number of deaths in May 2021 compared to May 2020.

Males outnumber females in terms of registered deaths

  • Males (2,199) outnumbered females (1,933) in terms of registered deaths  in May 2021.
  • In all provinces, there were more deaths in males than in females.
  • Pangasinan had the greatest number of registered male deaths with 1,360.   La Union followed with 345 registered male deaths.   
  • Most registered female deaths were also observed in Pangasinan with 1,195 deaths.  La Union followed with 285 female deaths.

Deaths in the region were mostly not medically attended

  • There were 1,783 total registered deaths that were attended by medical practitioners.
  • Deaths that were not medically attended reached up to 2,249.

Percentage of deaths attended by health professionals highest in La Union

  • La Union had the highest percentage of recorded deaths attended by health professionals with 64 percent of the total registered deaths in the province.
  • In Pangasinan, health professionals attended to 40 percent of the deaths in the province.
  • In Ilocos Sur, health professionals attended to 42 percent of the deaths in the province while 36 percent of the deaths registered in Ilocos Norte were attended by health professionals.   
  • Among provinces, Pangasinan had the greatest number of deaths assisted by health professionals at 1,014 deaths.

There were 157 corpses cremated in Ilocos Region in May 2021

  • Generally, corpses in the region were disposed through burial.  This month, there were 3,950 corpses who were buried.
  • Pangasinan had the greatest number of corpses buried while Ilocos Norte had the least number of buried corpses at 2,430 and 441, respectively.
  • Cremation is another option for corpse disposal.  In the region, there were 157 corpses registered in May 2021.
  • Pangasinan registered 115 cremated corpses, La Union registered 40 cremated corpses while Ilocos Sur listed two cremated corpses.
  • There was no registered cremation in Ilocos Norte in May 2021.

 

SGD. ATTY. SHEILA O. DE GUZMAN
Officer-in-Charge, RSSO I



 

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