Press Mortality figures in March 2024: 8% below the median of previous years

Press release No. 145 of 9 April 2024

WIESBADEN – 83,263 people died in Germany in March 2024, according to extrapolated figures of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis). This was 8% below the median of the years 2020 to 2023 for that month. In February 2024, death figures were still above the median of the previous years. According to the Weekly Influenza Report of the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), in March 2024 there were indications of the end of the influenza wave that had been observed since mid-December 2023.


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