In February 2022, the number of deaths was 10,621, lower than that registered in January 2022 (1,117 fewer deaths) and that observed in February 2021 (2,143 fewer deaths; -16,8%). The number of deaths due to COVID-19 increased to 1,118, accounting for 10,5% of all deaths. The number of deaths due to COVID-19 increased compared with January 2022 (126 more deaths) and decreased compared with February 2021 (2,476 fewer deaths).
In January 2022, 6,257 children were born alive, corresponding to an increase of 4.2%, when compared to the same month of 2021.
In January 2022, the natural balance was -5,461, having decreased sharply compared to the same month of 2021, when it recorded the value of -13,656.
The number of marriages celebrated in January 2022 was 1,140, which represented an increase of 40.0% (326 more marriages) when compared with January 2021.