Coronavirus (COVID-19): deaths at a local level in Scotland

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Latest update: 16 December 2020

This post looks at data from the National Records of Scotland which breaks down deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19) at a local level. The data refers to where a person lived.

How to use the map

You can zoom in and out of the map using the plus and minus signs in the top right hand corner. When you hover over an area it will bring up the number of deaths involving COVID-19 in that area and the name of the area.

Due to the size of intermediate zones it may be difficult to use the map on portable devices.

Numbers of deaths involving COVID-19, by Intermediate Zone, between 1st March 2020 and 30th November 2020

Please be aware that some areas are named “IZ” followed by a number. The Scottish Government have highlighted that in order to name areas, a high level of local knowledge is required which is not available centrally. On top of this there are sensitivities around naming that can cause difficulties in some areas.

You can find more data in the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Scotland – latest data blog post.

Andrew Aiton, Data Visualisation Manager