COVID-19 Death Data

CHSI 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  NEW

  • 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 are updated at least twice a month.

Excess Deaths by Cause: March - July 2020  (Updated 9/24/20)

  • The graph in this PDF shows excess deaths due to COVID-19 and other causes of death for March 1 - July 31, 2020 compared to those dates in 2015-2019.
  • The 2020 data will be updated and added to periodically.
  • The current version uses data as of 9/23/20.

Deaths by Month and County: 2015-2020 

  • This PDF shows excess deaths for March-June 2020 compared to those months in 2015-2019.
  • Corresponding data visualization shown at bottom of this page
  • The 2020 data are updated at least once a week.

Leading Causes of Death: 2019 (preliminary) 

Leading Causes of Death: 2000-2018

  • These PDFs show the annual number of deaths in past years for leading causes of death and can be used for comparison to the COVID-19 death count. 
  • As of June 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

  • This PDF shows the average number of deaths each day in the last few years due to selected causes of death.
  • It can be used 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

 

Data Visualization

 excess deaths

Deaths due to all causes of death
* 2020 data as of 10/22/2020.  2019 data as of 7/15/2020.
Data Source: New Jersey Resident Death Certificate Registry

The October 2020 data point will be added to the graph after 12/1/20.

Last Reviewed: 11/4/2020