Map: Apparent opioid-related deaths in Canada (August 29, 2017)
Please Note: Updated data is available. This is an older version and is not current.
In 2016Footnote *
- 2,816 apparent opioid-related deaths
- Death rate of 7.8 per 100,000 population
|Province/territory||Rate range per 100,000 population in 2016||Number of deaths|
|Alberta||10.0 to 14.9||586|
|British ColumbiaFootnote a||20.0 and higher||978Footnote a|
|New Brunswick||0 to 4.9||29|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||0 to 4.9||16|
|Northwest Territories||10.0 to 14.9||5|
|Nova Scotia||5.0 to 9.9||53|
|Nunavut||0 to 4.9||0|
|Ontario||5.0 to 9.9||865|
|QuebecFootnote +||0.0 to 4.9||140Footnote +|
|Manitoba||5.0 to 9.9||69|
|Saskatchewan||5.0 to 9.9||64|
|Prince Edward Island||0.0 to 4.9||5|
|Yukon||15.0 to 19.9||6|
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This figure may change as more updated data become available.
Differences remain between provinces and territories on how deaths are counted and reported.
- Footnote 1
British Columbia reports unintentional deaths related to all illicit drugs including, but not limited to, opioids.
- Footnote 2
Based on available data as of August 29, 2017
- Footnote 3
Expected to rise
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