Apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada (2016): poster

In 2016Footnote *

2458 apparent opioid-related deaths

death rate of 8.8 per 100,000 population

Map of Canada showing apparent opioid-related death rates per 100,000 population across the provinces and territories for 2016.

  • 15.0 and +
  • 10.0 to 14.9
  • 5.0 to 9.9
  • 0.0 to 4.9
  • Not available


Footnote 1

Based on available preliminary data as of May 26, 2017. Data from Quebec are not available at this time.

This figure may change as more updated data become available.

While the uniform definition of apparent opioid-related death is being implemented, provincial/territorial differences in reporting remain.

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Organization: Health Canada

Type: Poster

Date published: 2017-06

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