Registered Deaths in Ilocos Sur in 2020
The number of registered deaths in Ilocos Sur during the calendar year 2020 was recorded at 4,573. It decreased by 7.4 percent from the 4,941 registered deaths in the same period of 2019. The months with the highest registered deaths for 2020 were in January and May with 498 each, while the lowest was in April with 259 registered deaths.
The daily average death occurrence during the calendar year 2020 was computed at 12. The highest was recorded in January and May with a daily average death occurrence of 16, while the lowest was in April with 9.
City of Vigan posted highest number of registered deaths
The City of Vigan recorded the highest number of total registered deaths for the year 2020 with 626. This was followed by the municipality of Bantay with 596, then City of Candon with 562, Tagudin with 266, and Narvacan with 264 registered deaths.
Municipality of Sigay posted lowest number of registered deaths
The municipality of Sigay recorded the lowest number of total registered deaths for the year 2020 with 11. This was followed by the municipalities of Sugpon with 14, Lidlidda with 15, then Nagbukel and San Ildefonso with 22 registered deaths each. (see Figure 2)
Registered Deaths by Place of Death
Majority or 63 percent of the registered deaths for the year 2020 in the province occurred in their homes with a total of 2,874.
On the other hand, 37 percent or 1,689 occurred in hospitals, while the rest were blank or were not stated in their records.
Number of Registered Deaths by Civil Status
Almost half or 47 percent of the total registered deaths in the province for the year 2020 died as a married person with a total of 2,158.
Moreover, 31 percent or 1,428 died as a widower/widow, while 20 percent or 909 died as single. The rest were either divorced or their civil statuses were not stated. (see Figure 4)
(SGD) REYNOR R. FERNANDO
Chief Statistical Specialist