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Registered births, marriages, deaths down from January to April

Louella Desiderio - The Philippine Star
Registered births, marriages, deaths down from January to April
Preliminary data released by the PSA yesterday showed the number of registered births from January to April this year reached 250,866, 34.7 percent lower than the total registered births of 384,154 in the same period last year.
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MANILA, Philippines — Registered births, marriages and deaths saw double-digit declines in the first four months of 2022 from a year ago, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said.

Preliminary data released by the PSA yesterday showed the number of registered births from January to April this year reached 250,866, 34.7 percent lower than the total registered births of 384,154 in the same period last year.

Among the regions, Region 4-A or Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) recorded the highest number of registered births at 39,872, accounting for 15.9 percent of total births in the country.

In the National Capital Region (NCR), 33,135 births were registered for the January to April period, down 26.1 percent from the 44,827 births registered in the same period in 2021.

Within NCR, Quezon City had the highest number of registered births at 6,477 or 19.5 percent of total births in the region.

By province, Cavite recorded the highest number of registered births for the first four months of the year at 10,588 or 4.2 percent of total births in the country.

This was followed by Pangasinan with 8,551 or a 3.4 percent share, and Rizal with 8,077 or 3.2 percent.

Meanwhile, PSA said registered marriages reached 100,171 as of end-April, 13.9 percent lower than the total registered marriages of 116,373 in the same period the previous year.

Similar to registered births, Calabarzon had the highest number of registered marriages at 15,926 or 15.9 percent of total marriages in the country for the January to April period this year.

A total of 11,690 marriages were registered in NCR from January to April, an 8.2 percent decrease from the 12,734 marriages in the same period last year.

Within NCR, Manila recorded the highest number of registered marriages at 2,882 or 24.7 percent of total marriages in the region.

Provinces with the most number of marriages for the first four months this year are Batangas with 4,224 (4.2 percent share), Pangasinan with 3,987 (four percent) and Cavite with 3,936 (3.9 percent).

As for registered deaths, the number dropped 34.4 percent to 157,507 in January to April from 240,240 in the same period a year ago.

Calabarzon had the highest number of registered deaths from January to April this year at 24,417 or 15.5 percent of total deaths in the country.

NCR registered 20,687 deaths from January to April, down 38.2 percent from the 33,493 deaths registered in the same period in 2021.

In NCR, Quezon City had the highest number of registered deaths from January to April at 4,317 or 20.9 percent of total deaths in the region.

Among provinces, Cavite had the highest number of registered deaths from January to April at 6,124 or 3.9 percent of total deaths in the country.

Bulacan was next with 5,836 deaths or 3.7 percent share, followed by Pangasinan with 5,582 or 3.5 percent.

The PSA said the data on the number of births, marriages and deaths were obtained from the vital events registered, either timely or belatedly, at the appropriate Office of the City or Municipal Registrar throughout the country.

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