In July 2022, the number of deaths was 10,657, higher than the figure registered in June 2022 (459 more deaths; +4.5%) and higher than the value observed in July 2021 (1,850 more deaths; +21.0%). From January to July 2022, there were 74,639 registered deaths, 1,480 fewer deaths compared to the same period of 2021 (-1.9%).
In July 2022, the number of deaths due to COVID-19 decreased to 453 (525 fewer deaths than in June 2022), accounting for 4.3% of all deaths. Compared with July 2021, there was an increase of 181 deaths due to COVID-19.
In June 2022, 6,532 children were born alive, representing a value close to that observed in June 2021 (6,546). However, the total number of live births registered in the first half of 2022 (38,580) was higher than the value observed in the same period of 2021 (38,050), representing a further 530 live births (+1.4 %).
In June 2022, the natural balance was -3,649, a lower value compared to the same month of 2021, when it reached the value of -1,663. In the first half of 2022, the accumulated value of the natural balance was -25,265, improving the figure registered in the same period of 2021 (-29,239).
In June 2022, 3,985 marriages were celebrated, corresponding to an increase of 23.0% compared to the number of marriages held in June 2021 (745 more marriages). In the first half of 2022, 13,904 marriages were celebrated, 5,231 more than in the same period of 2021.