Number of daily deathsFrance, regions and departments

Detailed figures
Paru le : Paru le 18/06/2021
- June 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, INSEE is reporting the number of deaths per day per department on a weekly basis. Deaths are recorded in the commune in which they occur (and not in the place of residence of the deceased). The statistics released are provisional (please see the methodological note).

Last file update: 18 June 2021

Last graphs, maps and comments update: 29 May 2020

Evolution of deaths since 1 May 2020Tables, maps, graphs and comments

Detailed figures

Paru le : 12/06/2020

As at 29 May 2020, 27,218 deaths are recorded in France between 1 May and 18 May 2020, which is 6% less than in 2019 and 1% less than in 2018. However, this number is still provisional and will be revised upwards in the coming weeks

Thus, over the period from 1 May to 11 May, the number of deaths, which was 16,555 at the time of last week’s publication, is revised upwards to 17,029 one week later, a revision of +2.9%. The decline that was estimated last week to be -6.4% over the period from 1 May to 11 May 2020, compared with the same period in 2019, is thus revised to -3.7%.

Since 1 May, as confirmed by recent data, there is no longer excess mortality in France compared to the previous two years.

Number of daily deaths until 18 May 2020

Number of daily deaths until 18 May 2020
Date 2020 2019 2018
01/Mar 1778 1872 2136
02/Mar 1779 1910 2191
03/Mar 1763 1748 2128
04/Mar 1809 1880 2090
05/Mar 1771 1868 2201
06/Mar 1840 1870 2158
07/Mar 1688 1859 2055
08/Mar 1709 1801 2107
09/Mar 1822 1773 2049
10/Mar 1825 1667 2086
11/Mar 1900 1766 1942
12/Mar 1798 1706 2047
13/Mar 1779 1691 1980
14/Mar 1780 1718 1927
15/Mar 1845 1746 1898
16/Mar 1991 1720 1907
17/Mar 2044 1635 1840
18/Mar 2008 1757 1791
19/Mar 2120 1684 1823
20/Mar 2039 1661 1791
21/Mar 1937 1701 1902
22/Mar 2007 1688 1892
23/Mar 2165 1698 1826
24/Mar 2167 1628 1885
25/Mar 2332 1665 1817
26/Mar 2382 1625 1853
27/Mar 2415 1686 1860
28/Mar 2522 1690 1827
29/Mar 2383 1663 1827
30/Mar 2680 1637 1805
31/Mar 2744 1618 1766
01/Apr 2795 1689 1782
02/Apr 2643 1701 1715
03/Apr 2754 1686 1851
04/Apr 2683 1668 1755
05/Apr 2676 1663 1762
06/Apr 2696 1649 1731
07/Apr 2648 1675 1740
08/Apr 2585 1664 1716
09/Apr 2505 1622 1735
10/Apr 2571 1667 1804
11/Apr 2425 1607 1706
12/Apr 2255 1623 1734
13/Apr 2364 1556 1670
14/Apr 2319 1519 1616
15/Apr 2241 1623 1667
16/Apr 2172 1667 1692
17/Apr 2290 1727 1642
18/Apr 2128 1614 1648
19/Apr 1991 1679 1746
20/Apr 1892 1677 1762
21/Apr 1899 1565 1755
22/Apr 1875 1659 1578
23/Apr 1872 1685 1601
24/Apr 1835 1743 1604
25/Apr 1806 1643 1577
26/Apr 1696 1620 1557
27/Apr 1651 1562 1569
28/Apr 1726 1589 1583
29/Apr 1674 1554 1574
30/Apr 1595 1558 1562
01/May 1516 1659 1484
02/May 1580 1642 1582
03/May 1545 1592 1470
04/May 1650 1587 1641
05/May 1608 1509 1603
06/May 1575 1683 1579
07/May 1555 1638 1589
08/May 1554 1597 1552
09/May 1491 1593 1530
10/May 1510 1668 1435
11/May 1445 1523 1571
12/May 1478 1568 1512
13/May 1505 1537 1394
14/May 1434 1606 1475
15/May 1519 1618 1487
16/May 1424 1613 1540
17/May 1383 1628 1551
18/May 1446 1631 1575
  • Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
  • Source: Insee, civil register

Number of daily deaths until 18 May 2020

  • Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
  • Source: Insee, civil register

The number of deaths is also close to that measured in 2018 and 2019 in the regions most affected by the Covid-19 epidemic, particularly in Grand-Est (-4% compared with 2019 and +3% compared with 2018), Hauts-de-France (-3% and +4% respectively) or in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (-1% compared with 2019 and +8% compared with 2018). In contrast, mortality remains slightly higher than in previous years in Île-de-France, but the differences are clearly lower than those noted in March-April: +6% over the period form 1 May to 18 May compared with the same period in 2019 and +4% compared with 2018, while the increase over the period from 1 March to 30 April was +89% compared with 2019.

Most departments in Île-de-France are still recording excess mortality compared with 2019, ranging from +1% for Paris and +2% for Seine-Saint-Denis to +16% for Seine-et-Marne. This excess is +13% for Hauts-de-Seine, +12% in Val-d’Oise, +10% in Val de Marne and +4% in Essonne. A notable exception is found for Yvelines, a department in which the number of deaths for the period from 1 May to 18 May 2020 is 10% lower than that recorded in the same period in 2019.

In addition to Yvelines, a sharp decline is also recorded in several departments heavily affected by the epidemic: Southern Corsica (-20% compared with 2019), Vosges (-19%), Haute-Saône (-16%), Rhône (-11%) and Moselle (-9%).

Evolution of cumulated deaths from 1 May to 18 May 2020 compared to cumulated deaths from 1 May to 18 May 2019, broken down by département

en %
Evolution of cumulated deaths from 1 May to 18 May 2020 compared to cumulated deaths from 1 May to 18 May 2019, broken down by département (en %) - Reading Note: In Lot-Et-Garonne, total number of deaths from 1 to 18 May increased by 7.6 % between 2019 and 2020.
Département Evolution
Ain -8,6
Aisne 5,9
Allier -11,8
Alpes-de-Haute-Provence -4,2
Hautes-Alpes 20,3
Alpes-Maritimes -3,9
Ardèche -6,8
Ardennes -18,3
Ariège -27,3
Aube -2,6
Aude -23,1
Aveyron -18,1
Bouches-du-Rhône 6,4
Calvados -12,8
Cantal -8,9
Charente -9,4
Charente-Maritime -11,0
Cher -12,6
Corrèze -10,4
Côte-d'Or -5,5
Côtes-d'Armor -18,7
Creuse -19,2
Dordogne -19,5
Doubs 2,4
Drôme 0,9
Eure -9,6
Eure-et-Loir 8,8
Finistère 0,4
Corse-du-Sud -19,7
Haute-Corse -2,6
Gard -5,2
Haute-Garonne -9,0
Gers 0,0
Gironde -20,6
Hérault -13,1
Ille-et-Vilaine -9,1
Indre -6,7
Indre-et-Loire -5,0
Isère -10,0
Jura 35,0
Landes -8,6
Loir-et-Cher 5,4
Loire -7,2
Haute-Loire -42,6
Loire-Atlantique -17,4
Loiret -9,0
Lot 1,0
Lot-et-Garonne 7,6
Lozère -7,7
Maine-et-Loire -9,2
Manche -3,1
Marne -1,6
Haute-Marne -5,6
Mayenne -13,2
Meurthe-et-Moselle 6,7
Meuse 11,1
Morbihan -18,1
Moselle -8,7
Nièvre -8,8
Nord -9,3
Oise 5,4
Orne -17,5
Pas-de-Calais -1,1
Puy-de-Dôme -11,0
Pyrénées-Atlantiques -6,1
Hautes-Pyrénées -7,6
Pyrénées-Orientales -9,7
Bas-Rhin -5,3
Haut-Rhin 1,3
Rhône -10,6
Haute-Saône -16,1
Saône-et-Loire -10,0
Sarthe -9,0
Savoie 5,3
Haute-Savoie 0,4
Paris 1,4
Seine-Maritime -7,9
Seine-et-Marne 16,2
Yvelines -10,2
Deux-Sèvres -14,5
Somme 4,5
Tarn 1,1
Tarn-et-Garonne 0,9
Var -8,3
Vaucluse -27,4
Vendée -20,9
Vienne -7,5
Haute-Vienne -19,2
Vosges -18,7
Yonne 6,3
Territoire de Belfort 13,3
Essonne 4,3
Hauts-de-Seine 13,3
Seine-Saint-Denis 1,6
Val-de-Marne 10,2
Val-d'Oise 12,0
Guadeloupe 7,6
Martinique 10,4
Guyane -26,2
La Réunion 3,8
Mayotte 20,5
  • Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
  • Reading Note: In Lot-Et-Garonne, total number of deaths from 1 to 18 May increased by 7.6 % between 2019 and 2020.
  • Coverage: France by département
  • Source: Insee, civil register

Evolution of cumulated deaths from 1 May to 18 May 2020 compared to cumulated deaths from 1 May to 18 May 2019, broken down by département

  • Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
  • Reading Note: In Lot-Et-Garonne, total number of deaths from 1 to 18 May increased by 7.6 % between 2019 and 2020.
  • Coverage: France by département
  • Source: Insee, civil register

While the number of deaths in France fell by 6% overall over the period from 1 May to 18 May compared with the same period last year, the decrease is particularly marked among those aged under 50, who were also spared the increase in mortality in March-April. The number of deaths is down by -18% among young people aged under 25 and by -17% for those aged 25 to 49. This decrease is more marked for men than for women. The number of deaths is also down for other age groups, but in a less pronounced manner (between -2% for those aged 65 to 74 and -9% for those aged 50 to 64).

Overall, the changes are similar for men (-7%) and women (-5%).

Evolution of cumulated deaths, broken down by age

in %
Evolution of cumulated deaths, broken down by age (in %) - Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
Age 1 to 18 May 1 March to 30 April
0-24 y/o -17,7 -14,8
25-49 y/o -16,7 -0,7
50-64 y/o -8,5 12,1
65-74 y/o -1,9 21,6
75-84 y/o -5,6 29,4
85 y/o and more -5,4 30,7
Total -5,8 25,6
  • Reading Note: total number of deaths from 1 to 18 May of persons between 75 and 84 years of age decreased by 5.6 % between 2019 and 2020. Total number of deaths from 1 March to 30 April of persons between 75 and 84 years of age increased by 29.4% between 2019 and 2020.
  • Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
  • Source: Insee, civil register

Evolution of cumulated deaths, broken down by age

  • Reading Note: total number of deaths from 1 to 18 May of persons between 75 and 84 years of age decreased by 5.6 % between 2019 and 2020. Total number of deaths from 1 March to 30 April of persons between 75 and 84 years of age increased by 29.4% between 2019 and 2020.
  • Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
  • Source: Insee, civil register

The fall in deaths since 1 May is greater for deaths occurring in hospitals or clinics (-9%) than in retirement homes (-2%). Overall, the number of deaths at home are stable compared with 2019.

In summation, there were 156,302 deaths in France between 1 May and 18 May, which is 19% higher than in 2019 (+24,600 deaths) and 13% higher than in 2018.

Evolution of cumulated deaths, broken down by place of death

in %
Evolution of cumulated deaths, broken down by place of death (in %) - Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
Place 1 to 18 May 1 March to 30 April
Hospital, clinic -8,7 16,8
Retirement home -2,0 53,6
Home 0,6 30,8
Other -9,9 25,3
Total -6,6 26,3
  • Reading Note: total number of deaths in hospitals or clinics from 1 to 18 May decreased by 8.7 % between 2019 and 2020. Total number of deaths in hospitals or clinics from 1 March to 30 April increased by 16.8 % between 2019 and 2020.
  • Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
  • Coverage: France
  • Source: Insee, civil register

Evolution of cumulated deaths, broken down by place of death

  • Reading Note: total number of deaths in hospitals or clinics from 1 to 18 May decreased by 8.7 % between 2019 and 2020. Total number of deaths in hospitals or clinics from 1 March to 30 April increased by 16.8 % between 2019 and 2020.
  • Note: all deaths reported to INSEE electronically or on paper by town/city councils. Given the reporting and processing times, the information published by INSEE covers deaths up to 18 May.
  • Coverage: France
  • Source: Insee, civil register

Pour comprendre

For each department, the following information is available in graphs, charts and comments:

  • the cumulative number of daily deaths from 1 March to 18 May 2020 in 2018, 2019 and 2020; the corresponding downloadable files have been updated until 7 June 2021;
  • the number of daily deaths reported by the communes that opted for electronic reporting on 1 April 2020 (communes that have been reporting data electronically and not on paper, since at least that date, making it possible to use the data more rapidly) up to 22 May 2020; the corresponding downloadable files have been updated until 7 June 2021;
  • the cumulative number of deaths from 1 March to 18 May in 2018, 2019 and 2020 broken down by sex, age and place of death. However, specific precautions must be taken when analysing the data on place of death given the proportion of death reports for which this information is not given, which may be higher in certain departments and vary from one year to the next. The corresponding downloadable files have been updated until 7 June 2021.

An individual file is also provided for each death that occurred between 1 January 2018 and 7 June 2021, together with the date of death, sex, date of birth and commune in which the deceased lived, department and commune in which death occurred and place of death (hospital or clinic, home, retirement home, etc.).

Moreover, a methodological note is provided, giving information about the origin of data.