This is an archived press release from 2 December 2021. It reflects the status at that time and is no longer updated here.    
Tables with weekly updated figures can be found on our website.

Press release: 12.674-265/21

Number of deaths remains below level of 2020

Vienna, 2021-12-02 – According to preliminary results by Statistics Austria, 2 112 people died in calendar week 46 (from 15 to 21 November 2021). The number of deaths was higher (+58 deaths) than in the previous week, but lower (-171 deaths) than in the same calendar week 2020.

"In the third week of November 2021 – before the start of the current, general and nationwide fourth lockdown – a total of 2 112 people died in Austria. This means that, for the second week in a row, around 36% more people died than in the five-year average of the same calendar week prior to the start of the Corona pandemic 2015 to 2019," says Statistics Austria Director General Tobias Thomas.

Further information on deaths can be found on our website, where an interactive web application – the Atlas of Deaths – also graphically illustrates the development and regional distribution. Detailed results can be found in Statistics Austria's open data repository.

For more detailed information, please refer to the German version.