COVID-19 Death Data

CHSI maintains mortality data for all causes of death. The source of the data is death certificates.

All other COVID-19 data are available from the links to the right.


Comparative All-Cause Mortality Data

Deaths by Month and County: 2015-2020 

  • This PDF shows excess deaths for March-June 2020 compared to those months in 2015-2019.
  • Corresponding data visualization shown at bottom of this page
  • The 2020 data are updated daily Monday-Friday, by 12pm EDT.

Leading Causes of Death: 2000-2018

  • This PDF shows the annual number of deaths in past years for leading causes of death and can be used for comparison to the COVID-19 death count. 
  • As of June 30, COVID-19 is predicted to be the third leading cause of death in New Jersey for 2020.

Average Daily Deaths by Cause of Death: 2015-2018

  • This PDF shows the average number of deaths each day in the last few years due to selected causes of death.
  • It can be used to compare daily COVID-19 death counts to the typical number of daily deaths from heart disease, cancer, car crashes, influenza, and other causes of death.

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CDC Data and Resources

All links in this section go to CDC's National Center for Health Statistics website.  The source for all data linked below is death certificates.

COVID-19 Death Data and Resources

New Jersey Provisional Death Counts for COVID-19


Data Visualization

 excess deaths

Deaths due to all causes of death
* 2019 and 2020 data as of 6/30/2020
Data Source: New Jersey Resident Death Certificate Registry

Last Reviewed: 7/10/2020