Number of deaths in New Zealand by month
All causes, 2020
Deaths data are based on deaths registered in New Zealand to people resident in New Zealand by date of death (not date of registration). Data from 1990 are subject to revision.
Limitations of the data
Data has been randomly rounded to three to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals, and values for the same data may vary in different tables.
Data provided by
Births and Deaths: Month and year of death (Monthly) December 2020
How to find the data
At URL provided, select 'Population > Deaths - VSD >Month and year of death (Monthly)'. All variables were selected to create this dataset.
Import & extraction details
File as imported: Births and Deaths: Month and year of death (Monthly) December 2020
From the dataset Births and Deaths: Month and year of death (Monthly) December 2020, this data was extracted:
- Rows: 3-494
- Column: 2
- Provided: 492 data points
This data forms the table Deaths - Deaths by month and year Jan 1980–Dec 2020.
Dataset originally released on:
May 18, 2021
Purpose of collection
Under the provisions of the Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Relationships Registration Act 1995, every death occurring in New Zealand must be registered.
Death statistics provide local authorities, health authorities, and research institutions with information needed to plan future and current social services.