Table 1

Summary of measures of COVID-19 mortality in Scotland, 2020 and 2021

Area deprivation fifth202020212020–2021 change
DeathsYLLYLL per deathDeathsYLLYLL per deathYLLYLL per death
N%N%
Scotland 6163 94 871 15.4 4670 84 954 18.2 9916 10.5 +2.8 +18.2
(1) Most deprived fifth167428 74017.2141028 56320.3−176−0.6+3.1+18.0
(2)142722 17015.5113320 92818.5−1242−5.6+2.9+18.9
(3)115617 07614.883214 29717.2−2779−16.3+2.4+16.3
(4)103115 03014.673212 38516.9−2645−17.6+2.3+16.1
(5) Least deprived fifth87511 85513.5563878115.6−3074−25.9+2.0+15.1
  • Numbers have been rounded, which could result in small differences in displayed totals and annual changes as these have been calculated from the source data.

  • N, number; YLL, years of life lost to premature mortality.