According to a Canadian government report, euthanasia accounted for 3.3% of all Canadian deaths in 2021. The country’s euthanasia rate was 27.2 per 100k.
Euthanasia deaths per province, per year.
Canada had the second-highest euthanasia rate in 2021, passing Belgium. However, at the rate euthanasia is growing in Canada, it will probably pass the Netherlands by the end of 2023.
Euthanasia grew by 23% in the Netherlands from 2018 to 2021. During the same period, it grew by 125% in Canada.
Euthanasia rates for 2021:
Netherlands: 43.7 per 100k
Canada: 27.2 per 100k
Belgium: 23.3 per 100k