Eurostat excess mortality updated to August, 2023

Ireland: HIGHEST in EU at 21.1%

Yet… amazingly… our Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly has no idea.

Apologies for the small text on the bar chart. But that’s how it exports from Eurostat.

Vertical centre line = average monthly death rate (so excess is 0%).
Left / Right of that line = percentage below / above average.

Eurostat Interactive Tool

Use the interactive tool to select Ireland and compare it with the EU average. As you do I invite you to ponder a question: why aren’t Irish excess deaths coming down in the Summer like they’re supposed to?