In May 2022, the number of deaths was 10,323, higher than that registered in April 2022 (161 more deaths; +1.6%) and that observed in May 2021 (1,697 more deaths; +19.7%). From January to May 2022, there were 53,698 deaths, 6,721 fewer deaths than in the same period of 2021 (-9.1%).
In May 2022, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 increased to 869 (277 more deaths than in April 2022), accounting for 8.4% of all deaths. Compared with May 2021, there was an increase of 820 deaths due to COVID-19.
In April 2022, 6,066 children were born alive, corresponding to a reduction of 3.8%, compared to the same month of 2021. However, the total number of live births registered in the first four months of 2022 (25,140) was higher than that observed in the same period of 2021 (24,694), representing 446 more (1.8 %) live births.
In April 2022, the natural balance was -4,075, having increased compared to the same month of 2021, when it recorded the value of -2,128. In the first four months of 2022, the accumulated value of the natural balance was -18,145, improving the figure registered in the same period of 2021 (-25,769).
The number of marriages celebrated in April 2022 was 2,175, corresponding to 1.6 times the number of marriages celebrated in April 2021 (+793 marriages). From January to April 2022, 6,402 marriages were celebrated, 3,585 more than in the same period of 2021.