Weekly deaths tables – week ending 4 November 2022

Date published: 11 November 2022

The tables containing data on deaths registered for the week ending 4 November 2022 were released at 9.30am today.

Key points 

Date of registration

  • The provisional number of total deaths registered in Northern Ireland in the week ending 4 November 2022 (week 44) was 373, 34 more than the previous week and 40 more than the 2017-2021 5-year average (333).
  • Twelve deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate were registered in week 44 of 2022, seven less than the previous week.  These represented for 3.2% of all deaths registered in that week.
  • The total number of Covid-19 related deaths registered from the start of the pandemic was 4,931 by 4 November 2022.
  • Since the beginning of the pandemic to 4 November 2022, the 75 years and over age-group accounted for almost two-thirds (65.3%) of all deaths and almost three-quarters (73.7%) of Covid-19 related deaths.
  • Over the period of the pandemic, Armagh City, Banbridge & Craigavon District had a higher proportions of Covid-19 related deaths (12.1%) compared with their share of all deaths in Northern Ireland (10.4%).

Covid-19 deaths based on date of death

  • 4,938 deaths mentioning Covid-19 on the death certificate have occurred in total from 18 March 2020 to 4 November 2022 (including those registered up to and including 9 November).
  • At time of reporting, seven Covid-19 related deaths had occurred in week ending 4 November.
  • Of these 4,938 deaths involving Covid-19, 3,450 (69.9%) took place in hospital, 1,018 (20.6%) in care homes and 470 (9.5%) at residential addresses, hospices or other locations.

weekly deaths dashboard is also available.

The tables and other related documents are available from the weekly deaths webpage

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