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Table 3 Completeness of death registration by residence, gender, and region (ordered by percent completeness of death registration for total deaths by region)

From: Myanmar mortality registration: an assessment for system improvement

  2013 VRSa 2014 Census (Adjusted)b Completeness of death registration (%) c
CDR IMR U5MR CDR IMR U5MR Total deaths Infant deaths Under-5 deaths
UNION 3.9 10.6 12.8 9.7 61.8 71.8 40.3 17.2 17.8
Residence
 Urban 6.1 25.1 29.7 41.0 46.3 61.2 64.1
 Rural 3.0 5.9 7.4 67.2 78.8 8.8 9.4
Gender
 Male 4.7 11.6 13.9 69.9 81.3 16.6 17.1
 Female 3.1 9.6 11.7 53.6 62.0 17.9 18.9
Region
 Yangon 6.5 22.8 27.3 9.8 44.9 51.0 66.7 50.8 53.5
 Nay Pyi Taw 3.7 15.7 17.9 7.2 55.4 63.9 51.7 28.3 28.0
 Bago 4.7 8.7 10.8 9.8 61.9 72.0 48.5 14.1 15.0
 Magway 5.6 15.3 18.1 11.6 83.9 100.6 48.2 18.2 18.0
 Kayah 3.7 17.1 20.4 8.1 60.1 69.7 46.4 28.5 29.3
 Mandalay 4.6 15 17.6 10.1 50.3 58.4 45.8 29.8 30.1
 Mon 4.9 12.2 14.5 12.1 41.9 47.3 40.4 29.1 30.7
 Ayeyarwady 3.1 7.3 9.2 9.9 86.2 103.6 31.4 8.5 8.9
 Tanintharyi 2.7 4.5 6.5 8.6 70.8 83.4 31.0 6.4 7.8
 Kayin 3.3 6.8 9 10.8 53.6 61.6 30.6 12.7 14.6
 Chin 3.1 7.2 10.9 10.8 75.5 89.6 29.0 9.5 12.2
 Sagaing 2.7 8.2 9.5 9.5 60.0 69.6 28.8 13.7 13.6
 Kachin 2.2 3.9 5.4 8.8 52.8 60.6 25.4 7.4 8.9
 Shan 2.0 5.8 7.4 8.4 55.5 64.0 24.0 10.5 11.6
 Rakhine 1.3 4.4 5.5 9.7 61.1 71.0 13.6 7.2 7.7
  1. Data source:
  2. aCalculated based on registered deaths from the 2013 VRS, Central Statistical Organization
  3. bAdjusted mortality indicators from Thematic Report on Mortality, Census Report Volume 4-B, the 2014 Myanmar Population and Housing Census, Department of Population
  4. cCompleteness of death registration was calculated by dividing the number of registered deaths by the total estimated number of deaths for the same period, and then multiplying by 100