COVID-19/All-cause deaths/Sweden

Weekly all-cause deaths in Sweden, based on mortality.org data, stmf.csv[1]:

mortality.org indicates the data for 2020 to be preliminary; above, the last two weeks available from mortality.org were excluded to prevent the worst effect of registration delay.

Weekly all-cause deaths in Sweden, based on mortality.org data, stmf.csv[2], 3-week average:

Weekly all-cause deaths in Sweden for 0-14 year olds, based on mortality.org data, stmf.csv[3]:

mortality.org indicates the data for 2020 to be preliminary; above, the last two weeks available from mortality.org were excluded were excluded to prevent the worst effect of registration delay.

Weekly all-cause deaths in Sweden for 0-14 year olds, based on mortality.org data, stmf.csv[4], 3-week average:

All-cause deaths in Sweden in weeks 1-36, year by year, based on mortality.org data, stmf.csv[5]:

mortality.org indicates the data for 2020 to be preliminary; above, the last two weeks available from mortality.org were excluded to prevent the worst effect of registration delay. The above is not adjusted by population size.

All-cause deaths in Sweden in weeks 40+ the year before and weeks 1-36 of the year, year by year, based on mortality.org data, stmf.csv[6]::

mortality.org indicates the data for 2020 to be preliminary; above, the last two weeks available from mortality.org were excluded to prevent the worst effect of registration delay. The above is not adjusted by population size.

All-cause deaths in Sweden in Oct–May, calculated from SCB [7] [8], for 1900–2020:

Above, each year on the x-axis is the year of Jan–May data, while Oct–Dec data are for the previous year. Beware that the above is not adjusted for population.


Weekly all-cause deaths in Sweden for 2015–2020 by county, calculated from Socialstyrelsen [9], [10] (Smoothened by 4-weeks moving average)

Swedish yearly number of death by age (by year of birth) per 100 000 inhabitants of the same age. Calculated as: mortality_rate_per100K_31_dec(year, age) = 100K * absolute_mortality_31_dec(year, age) / population_1_jan(year, age-1) [11] [12] [13] [14] (similar dataset but with 5 years age groups available at SCB: [15])

Swedish yearly population by age (on 1 January each year) [16] [17]

Swedish yearly number of death by age (the year of birth) [18] [19]


Comparison between actual Swedish yearly number of death, and calculated values obtained by applying each year actual death rates to 2020 Swedish population structure [20] [21] [22] [23] (data with calculations also available at [24])


Script oneliners to update the charts:

  • plotHmd.py stmf.csv SWE DTotal
  • plotHmd.py stmf.csv SWE D0_14
  • plotHmdPerYear.py stmf.csv SWE DTotal
  • plotHmdPerSeason.py stmf.csv SWE DTotal

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