COVID-19 Death Data

The Center for Health Statistics maintains mortality data for all causes of death. The source of the data is death certificates.

All other COVID-19 data are available from the links to the right.

 

Comparative All-Cause Mortality Data

Provisional 2020 Year-to-Date Data Query Module 

  • Use NJSHAD to create custom tabulations of New Jersey resident death certificate data.
  • Filter and display death counts by month, day, cause, or place of death; demographic characteristics; and county or municipality of residence.
  • Data updated at least once a week.

Excess Deaths by Cause: January - November 30, 2020  (Updated 12/23/20)

  • Graph of daily death counts due to COVID-19 and other causes of death for 2020 compared to average daily death counts for 2015-2019.
  • The graph will be updated and added to periodically.
  • Source data available in NJSHAD.

Deaths by Month and County: 2015-2020 

  • Data tables and graph of monthly total death counts by county of residence for each year.
  • 2020 data updated at least once a week.

Leading Causes of Death: 2000-2018 and 2019 (preliminary)

  • Annual death counts for leading causes of death in past years.
  • Use to compare to the COVID-19 death count. 
  • As of September 30, COVID-19 is predicted to be the third leading cause of death in New Jersey for 2020.

Average Daily Deaths by Cause of Death: 2015-2018

  • Average daily death count in the last few years due to selected causes of death.
  • Use to compare daily COVID-19 death counts to the typical number of daily deaths from heart disease, cancer, car crashes, influenza, and other causes of death.

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CDC Data and Resources

All links in this section go to CDC's National Center for Health Statistics website.  The source for all data linked below is death certificates.

COVID-19 Death Data and Resources

New Jersey Provisional Death Counts for COVID-19

 

Last Reviewed: 12/23/2020