The mean, median and mode ages of death from COVID-19

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Dear National Records of Scotland,

What are the most recently calculated mean, median and mode ages of death from COVID-19 (i.e. where COVID-19 is mentioned on the death certificate) that have been recorded on the NRS systems up to 14 October 2020?

Yours faithfully,

J Grove

National Records of Scotland

Dear J Grove,

Thank you for your request dated 25 October 2020 under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) requesting the mean, median and mode ages of death from COVID-19 (i.e. where COVID-19 is mentioned on the death certificate) that have been recorded up to 14 October 2020.

We received your request on 26 October 2020 and will respond in accordance with FOISA by 23 November 2020.

If you have any queries, please contact the NRS FOI Team quoting case number 202000103009.

NRS FOI Team
26 October 2020

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Dear J Grove,

Please find attached the response from National Records of Scotland to your recent Freedom of Information request.

Regards,

NRS FOI Team
28 October 2020

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Dear National Records of Scotland,

Many thanks for the speed in responding to this request.

I am sure that a greater knowledge of these statistics will lead to a more informed society.

Yours faithfully,

J Grove

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In case the link to these statistics gets broken in the future the values provided (quickly) by the NRS for the mean, median and mode ages of death linked to the "COVID-19" were:

FEMALE (n = 2180) 83.6, 85.5 & 87.5
MALE (n = 2163) 79.1, 80.5 & 87.5