Legal basis

Legal basis for production of statistics on deaths statistics is Law on Official Statistics and Official Statistical System of Montenegro (Official Gazette of Montenegro 18/12), and Annual Plan of Statistical Surveys which is published in Official Gazette of Montenegro for next year.


Purpose of death statistics

The purpose of statistics on deaths is to collect the data necessary for the analysis of natural changes of population in Montenegro and municipalities, mortality, and other indicators. The aim of statistics on deaths is to describe natural changes of population by using the number of deaths.

Data sources

The data source is administrative – register of deaths This data source is managed by the Ministry of Interiors.
The data are collected on the basis of Agreement on Data Submission signed between Statistical Office of Montenegro and Ministry of Interiors.

Statistics on deaths covers all cases of deaths entered in the register of deaths which are then processed in accordance with the presence rules set out in the methodology.

Protection of individual data

On the basis of agreement on cooperation signed between Statistical Office of Montenegro and Ministry of Interiors, the data submitted to Statistical Office of Montenegro does not contain characteristics which allow the identification of persons.

More details on published data, methodology, and releases can be found in the sections below. 

Data Methodology Releases Quality reports Metadata