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Basic demographic estimates:
2019, 2020, 2021 population: 35125, 35307, 35489 × 103 (MoHFW (p160ff))
Yearly population growth: 0.52%
2018/19 crude death rate: 6.9, 7.1 (SRS 2018 (Table 1), SRS 2019 (Table 8))
CRS-SRS level of death registration (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019): 100%, 97.3%, 100%, 100%, 100% (CRS 2019, Statement 21)
NFHS-5 level of death registration: 97.8% (NFHS-5 national report, Table 2.19)
NFHS-5: factsheet, full state report

Mortality report :
Whole state (2021-08-22): factsheet on all cause mortality in Kerala

Mortality data :
Civil registration data monthly from Jan 2015 to May 2021

Articles on mortality:
The Hindu Business Line (2021-02-03). [whole state] [CRS data]. Kerala reports fewer registered deaths in 2020 compared to the previous year
The News Minute (2021-06-23). [whole state] [CRS data]. Jan 1-May 31, 2021 relative to the average for the same period during 2015-2019
The News Minute (2021-06-23). [whole state] [CRS data]. Overall excess deaths during April 2020-May2021
The Wire (2021-07-22). [whole state] [CRS data]. Analysis of Kerala's civil registration data and the question of how to set baseline mortality

Cases and recorded deaths (from covid19india.org and covid19bharat.org):
All time:
COVID trajectory

Recent COVID trajectory

Expected COVID-19 IFR (O'Driscoll et al, Levin et al): 0.38%, 0.6611%.

COVID-19 seroprevalence surveys and analysis :
1. 14 districts. Rapid antibody test baseline sero survey May 2020.2. Thrissur, Palakkad, Ernakulam. First national serosurvey.3. Thrissur, Palakkad, Ernakulam. Second national serosurvey.4. Thrissur, Palakkad, Ernakulam. Third national serosurvey.5. Whole state. Kerala government statewide serosurvey.6. Thrissur, Palakkad, Ernakulam. Fourth national serosurvey.7. Ernakulam, Palakkad, Thrissur. Second National Serosurvey.8. Ernakulam, Palakkad, Thrissur. Third National Serosurvey.