Deaths - Deaths by month and year Jan 1980–Dec 2019

Stats NZ

Data calculation/treatment

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

Stats NZ

Dataset name

Births and Deaths: Month and year of death (Monthly) December 2019

Webpage:

http://archive.stats.govt.nz/infoshare/

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 2019

From the dataset Births and Deaths: Month and year of death (Monthly) December 2019, this data was extracted:

  • Rows: 3-482
  • Column: 2
  • Provided: 480 data points

Dataset originally released on:

May 18, 2020

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.