Registered births, deaths down in first 5 months of 2022

Registered births and deaths declined by double digits within the first 5 months of 2022 from a yr in the past, in response to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

Preliminary knowledge from the PSA’s Important Statistics report confirmed the variety of registered births from January to Could dropped 31.9% to 343,032 within the January to Could interval.

By area, Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) posted the very best variety of registered births at 53,627 or 15.6% of the overall. Nonetheless, this was 26.1% decrease than the births registered throughout the identical interval in 2021.

Within the Nationwide Capital Area (NCR), registered births fell 25.8% to 43,328 within the 5 month interval.

On the similar time, registered deaths dropped 24.7% to 208,099 within the January to Could interval.

The Calabarzon area had the very best variety of deaths at 31,469, accounting for 15.1% of the overall, however 37.9% decrease than a yr in the past.

Deaths in NCR stood at 26,257 deaths in the course of the interval, down by 42.2% from a yr in the past.


The three main causes of loss of life had been ischaemic coronary heart ailments (38,707), cerebrovascular ailments (21,602), and most cancers (20,408) in the course of the January to Could interval.

PSA knowledge additionally confirmed coronavirus illness 2019 (COVID-19) was the seventh main reason behind loss of life within the first 5 months of the yr.

Registered deaths resulting from COVID-19 reached 11,051 or 5.3% of the overall deaths recorded within the interval.

Deaths related to COVID-19 of which the virus is recognized, accounted for 8,143 or 3.9% of the overall deaths. Deaths resulting from COVID-19 with virus “not recognized” stood at 2,908, or 1.4% of the overall deaths from January to Could interval, making it the seventeenth total reason behind loss of life.

By area, the Nationwide Capital Area (NCR) recorded the very best variety of deaths resulting from COVID-19 with 2,647 or 24% of the overall COVID-19 deaths.

This was adopted by Calabarzon with 1,650 deaths (14.9%), and Central Luzon with 1,447 deaths (13.1%).

In NCR, Quezon Metropolis registered the biggest variety of deaths resulting from COVID-19, with 558 or 21.1% of the overall. This was adopted by Metropolis of Manila with 434, or 16.4% and Metropolis of Caloocan with 269 or 10.2%.

In the meantime, Bangsamoro Autonomous Area in Muslim Mindanao had the bottom variety of COVID-19 deaths within the nation with 28 circumstances.

In accordance with PSA, knowledge on the COVID-19 deaths might differ from the illness surveillance numbers produced by the Division of Well being as their knowledge had been primarily based on the descriptions written on the medical certificates of the deceased and authorized by well being officers of the native authorities models the place the loss of life occurred.


PSA knowledge additionally confirmed registered marriages slipped 9.5% to 136,588 in January to Could.

Calabarzon had essentially the most variety of marriages with 21,310, up by 0.8% from the 21,139 a yr in the past.

In NCR, marriages dipped 1.6% to fifteen,734 marriages within the five-month interval.

The data within the Important Statistics report was compiled from tallies generated by metropolis or municipal Civil Registrars, consolidated by the PSA’s Provincial Statistical Workplaces after which submitted to the Workplace of the Civil Registrar Common. — Mariedel Irish U. Catilogo

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