Below you will find the most recent statistics on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) in Alberta. It represents cumulative data since June 17, 2016.
Current as of September 30, 2023
Since February 6, 2016, court orders made medically-assisted death possible.
Six deaths occurred between February 6, 2016 and June 17, 2016, when federal legislation removed the need to attain a court order prior to undergoing medical assistance in dying. Those six are not included in the totals below.
Total June 2016 - December 2016: 63
Total 2017: 205
Total 2018: 307
Total 2019: 377
Total 2020: 555
Total 2021: 594
Total 2022: 836
*data is cumulative beginning June 17, 2016
A series of interim reports are posted on the Government of Canada website that cover six month periods until permanent federal monitoring and reporting regulations were established in 2018 .