SYNTHESIS [email protected], 18 Jan-2021

January . 18 . 2021 SYNTH SIS IN @ COVID-19 www.ine.pt page 12/13 Communication Unit | tel: +351 21 842 61 10 | [email protected] Deaths in the period 2 nd of March to the 27 th of December • 71.7% were people aged 75 and over (71,201 deaths) and of these, 59.7% (42,560) were people aged 85 and over; • Compared to the average number of deaths observed in the same period of 2015-2019, an additional 9,151 people aged 75 and over died, of whom 6,834 were aged 85 and over; • The highest increase in comparison with the average number of deaths in the same period of 2015-2019 was recorded in the Norte (+5,696 deaths), followed by ÁreaMetropolitana de Lisboa (+3,428), Centro (+2,423), Alentejo (+948), Algarve (+256), Região Autónoma dos Açores (+129), and Região Autónoma da Madeira (+114); • 60,024 deaths occurred in hospitals and 39,332 outside hospitals. Compared to the average over the same period in 2015-2019, these figures correspond to increases of 5,650 deaths in hospitals and 7,202 deaths outside hospitals. More information available at: Deaths by week – 2020 preliminary data, weeks 1 to 52 (8 January 2021) 49,903 49,453 42,884 43,570 38,000 40,000 42,000 44,000 46,000 48,000 50,000 52,000 Women Men March 2 nd to December 29 th 2020 (average 2015-2019) March 2 nd to December 29 th 2020 In weeks 47 and 48 (November 16 th to the 29 th ), the number of deaths fell slightly, rising again in the following weeks. In week 50 (December 7 th to the 13 th ) the highest number of deaths in 2020 was recorded: 2,992. The increase in the number of deaths, relative to the 2015-2019 average, from the end of September (week 40) is, as we approach the end of the year, increasingly explained by the increase in deaths attributed to COVID-19. In weeks 48, 51, and 52, the number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 exceeded the increase in mortality relative to the corresponding weeks of 2015-2019. Of the total number of deaths from the 2 nd of March to the 27 th of December (weeks 10 to 52): • 49,453 were men and 49,903 women (+5,883 and +7,019 respectively, compared to the average number of deaths in the same period of 2015-2019); 2020 deaths and 2015-2019 average, by week and place of death, Portugal, weeks 1 to 52 Hospital Private homes and other places -600 -400 -200 0 200 400 600 800 1000 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

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