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Coronavirus in Scotland – here are the key demographics

Key demographics of Covid-19
Key demographics of Covid-19

As Covid-19 remains part of daily life, we’ve looked at the impact the pandemic has had on people across Scotland.

Our charts, which are updated regularly, shows the human impact of the past few years – how many Covid-19 deaths there has been, when and where they’ve been happening and how it compares to other leading causes of death.

This data all comes from the National Record for Scotland and shows data on deaths where Covid-19 was recorded on the death certificate.

 

Who?

The below charts give an idea of the ages and genders of those who have sadly lost their lives to Covid-19, and show ages and gender.

 

Where are deaths occurring?

The below charts tell us more about where deaths are occurring in Scotland.

The first chart looks at where deaths are being recorded – including at care homes and in hospital.

The below chart shows the number of weekly deaths by council area.

Use the box to select a council area, or multiple areas if you would like to compare councils. Only five can be compared at once.

 

How do Covid-19 deaths compare with other deaths?

The below chart shows where Covid-19 sits in the ranks of other leading causes of death in Scotland from March 2020 to the present day.

This chart shows Covid-19 as a proportion of deaths each week in Scotland.

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