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Norway Cause of Death Registry 2016

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
Dødsårsaksregisterets
Geography 
Norway (NOR)
Coverage type 
Country
Time period covered 
01/2016 - 12/2016
Series or system 
Data type
Vital registration:
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
Summary 

The Cause of Death Registry is managed by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) and it contains digitized cause of death data dating back to 1951. Cause of death statistics are available from an online databaseMicrodata with specific variables may be requested from the NIPH.

The registry collects death certificates for all deaths that occur in the country, including deceased who are not registered as inhabitants of Norway. It also registers the deaths of Norwegians who die abroad.

Citation
Suggested citation 
Norwegian Institute of Public Health. Norway Cause of Death Registry 2016. Oslo, Norway: Norwegian Institute of Public Health.