Record mortality in 2020 — 616,835 dead

The figure hit its five-year peak.

19 February 2021

In 2020, 616,835 people died in Ukraine. Surplus mortality against the previous three years reached 35,000.

The highest monthly mortality was reported in December 2020 at 67,000. The previous record was set in November of the same year at 63,000.

Mortality in Ukraine
Year20102011201220132014201520162017201820192020
Deaths698,235664,588663,139662,368632,296594,796583,631574,123587,665581,114616,835

COVID-19 and its complications took 18,500 people in 2020.

Among the top causes of Ukrainians’ deaths are still cardiovascular diseases, including heart attacks and strokes, oncologic diseases and accidents.

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Number of the day

63 438 deaths

recorded in November

Number of the day

By 3.5 times

the pneumonia mortality rate increased in October

Number of the day

1 213 deaths

from respiratory diseases in September 2020