How lethal is the present virus?
In 1710, more than 40 percent of Stockholm's population is said to have died - 22,000 of the city's 55,000 inhabitants. In the corona pandemic year 2020, a total of 0.75 percent of the population in the city of Stockholm died (of all causes) - 7,341 out of 975,551.
These figures might change our perception a little:
|Year 2020||Population||Number of deaths all causes||Percentage|
|Stockholm City||975 551||7 341||0.75|
|Sweden||10 336 343||98 124||0.95|