In June 2021, the number of deaths was 8,116, lower than the figure registered in May (-493), maintaining the downward trend in the number of deaths when compared with in the same period of 2020, minus 5.2% (-448). The number of deaths due to COVID-19 was 76, accounting for 0.9% of the total deaths.
In April and May 2021, 6,212 and 6,629 children, respectively, were born alive, corresponding to reductions of 10.7% (-742) and 8.4% (-611), when compared to the same months of 2020, thus maintaining the downward trend registered in births since July 2020.
In April and May 2021, the natural balance was, respectively, -2,217 and -1,972, which compares with the natural balances of -3,487 and -2,361, registered in the same months of 2020.
In May 2021, 2,602 marriages were celebrated, representing an increase of 88.4% when compared to April (1,381).