Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Surveillance System Report

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Referrals of Suspected CJD Reported by CJDSS, 1998-2019
As of October 31, 2019
Year of Reporting Number of Referrals
1998 43
1999 63
2000 82
2001 101
2002 103
2003 75
2004 90
2005 97
2006 80
2007 101
2008 100
2009 104
2010 76
2011 102
2012 103
2013 99
2014 99
2015 98
2016 117
2017 116
2018 124
2019 107
Total 2080
Definite and probable CJD, 1998-2019
As of 31 October, 2019
Year Sporadic Iatrogenic Familial GSS FFI vCJD Total
1998 22 1 0 1 0 0 24
1999 27 2 2 1 0 0 32
2000 32 0 0 3 0 0 35
2001 27 0 2 1 0 0 30
2002 31 0 2 2 0 1 36
2003 27 1 1 0 0 0 29
2004 42 0 1 1 0 0 44
2005 42 0 1 1 0 0 44
2006 39 0 1 3 1 0 44
2007 35 0 0 4 0 0 39
2008 48 0 1 0 0 0 49
2009 48 0 3 2 0 0 53
2010 35 0 3 0 0 0 38
2011 46 0 3 1 0 1 51
2012 62 0 1 0 0 0 63
2013 50 0 0 0 1 0 51
2014 51 0 4 0 1 0 56
2015 44 0 5 1 2 0 52
2016 55 1 5 1 0 0 64
2017 82 0 2 1 1 0 86
2018 74 1 2 0 1 0 78
2019 39 0 0 0 0 0 39
Total 960 6 39 23 7 2 1037

Cases with definite and probable diagnosis to date.

CJD Cases by Province/Territory October 31, 2019
Map of CJD Cases by Province/Territory October 31, 2019
Text Equivalent - CJD Cases by Province/Territory 31 October, 2019
CJD Cases by Province/Territory 31 October, 2019
Provinces Total CJD Casesfigure table note 1
Newfoundland & Labrador 17
Prince Edward Island 2
Nova Scotia 36
New Brunswick 31
Quebec 352
Ontario 368
Manitoba 42
Saskatchewan 37
Alberta 110
British Columbia 141
Yukon 1.0
Northwest Territories 0.0
Nunavut 0.0

National total: 1037
Canadian CJD surveillance began in 1998

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Figure table note 1

Provincial totals of definite and probable CJD

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CJD deaths in Canada
Year of Death Total CJD Cases Population of Canada Crude mortality rate
1998 24 30,244,982 0.79
1999 32 30,492,106 1.05
2000 35 30,783,969 1.14
2001 30 31,130,030 0.96
2002 36 31,450,443 1.14
2003 29 31,734,851 0.91
2004 44 32,037,434 1.37
2005 44 32,352,233 1.36
2006 44 32,678,986 1.35
2007 39 33,001,076 1.18
2008 49 33,371,810 1.47
2009 53 33,756,714 1.57
2010 38 34,131,451 1.11
2011 51 34,472,304 1.48
2012 63 34,880,248 1.81
2013 51 35,289,003 1.45
2014 56 35,675,834 1.57
2015 52 35,702,707 1.46
2016 64 36,286,400 1.76
2017 86 36,712,658 2.34
2018 78 37,242,571 2.09
Cases with definite and probable diagnosis to date
Population as of September 2019 (Statistics Canada population estimates, quarterly)

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European Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Surveillance Network

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