Death rate by region in Italy 2018

In 2018, the Italian region with the highest death rate was Liguria. On the other hand, Trentino-South Tyrol was the area where the least deaths were registered in the whole country. In the period between 2010 and 2018, the annual death rate in Italy remained rather stable. The highest value in the period considered was registered in 2017, at 10.7 deaths per 1,000 inhabitants.

Traffic-related deaths

Since the beginning of the twenty-first century, the number of traffic-related deaths in Italy has significantly decreased. In 2000, there were about 124 road deaths per million inhabitants, whereas sixteen years later the figure was less than half of that.

Death rates in other European countries

In 2017, Italy was the European country which registered the second highest number of deaths. The state with the highest number of deceased was Germany, which in the year considered was also the most populous country on the continent. When it comes to the population size, Italy came fourth.

Death rate in Italy in 2018, by region

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Release date

November 2019



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