Weekly Cumulative All-Cause Mortality by Calendar Year
These charts shows the weekly cumulative excess deaths by calendar year from all-causes for the United States and its states over time.
West Virginia reported 18,211 deaths, for the 52 weeks of year 2020 (65+ years of age). Expected deaths were 16,241. That is an increase of +1,970 deaths (+12.1%).
West Virginia reported 20,249 deaths for the 52 weeks of year 2021 (65+ years of age). Expected deaths were 16,309. That is an increase of +3,940 deaths (+24.2%).
West Virginia reported 19,439 deaths for the 52 weeks of year 2022 (65+ years of age). Expected deaths were 16,460. That is an increase of +2,979 deaths (+18.1%).
Year to date, West Virginia reported 7,036 deaths for the 20 weeks of year 2023 (65+ years of age). Expected deaths were 6,749. That is an increase of +287 deaths (+4.3%).
These are raw undadjusted numbers as reported by CDC. Excess is calculated by substracting deaths from the baseline. The baseline is calculated as the pre-pandemic average of 2015-2019 adjusted for the linear trend (linear regression). Striked out series can be toggled by clicking on the legend. USMortality uses a projection algorithm to account for the delay in reporting based on up to 8 weeks of previous reports. The figures, are not suitable forcomparison between states, as they do not normalize for differences in population size and age structure.