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Mortality in the Republic of North Macedonia, by municipality, 2018


According to the State Statistical Office data, there were 19 727 deaths in the Republic of North Macedonia in 2018, which represents a decrease of 2.9% compared to the previous year. The structure by sex shows higher male participation, 10 339 or 52.4% of the total number of deaths. The number of infant deaths was 122, and their share in the total number of deaths was 0.6% (per 100 deaths).

By months, the most deaths (1 880) were registered in December.

The average age of death was 71.1 years for males and 75.7 years for females, which means that women outlive men by 4.6 years on average.

Like previous years, by ICD-10, most deaths were due to circulatory diseases (I00-I99), making up 53.9% of the total number of deaths, followed by neoplasms (C00-D48) with 18.9%, while 4.7% were deaths due to endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases (E00-E90), 4.1% were cases where death occurred due to respiratory system diseases (J00-J99), etc.

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