Euthanasia Statistics

Euthanasia Statistics
Total percentage of medical practitioners that support Euthanasia54%
Percent of public who support euthanasia for the terminally ill / on life support86%
Average percent of terminally ill patients who die in pain55%
Total number of years Dr. Jack Kevorkian served in prison for Physician Assisted Suicide8 years
Total number of places that openly and legally authorize active assistance in dying (Oregon, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands)4
Total number of largest group (Right-to-Die) that have paid supporters (Japanese) of rights to assisted suicide100,000
February 4-5 poll of 1,001 Americans asked " Generally speaking, do you support or oppose legalizing euthanasia in the U.S.?"
Total number who supported Euthanasia42%
Total number who opposed Euthanasia37%
Total number who were unsure about Euthanasia22%
Total number who answered "Strongly Support" Euthanasia28%
Total number who answered "Moderately Support" Euthanasia28%
Total percent who answered "Moderately Oppose" Euthanasia14%
Total percent who answer "Strongly Oppose" Euthanasia23%
Total percentage of Democrats who support Euthanasia47%
Total percentage of Republicans who oppose Euthanasia51%

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Statistic Verification
Source: Gallup Poll, Angelfire, Nightingale Alliance
Research Date: March 18th, 2015

Euthanasia conducted with the consent of the patient is termed voluntary euthanasia. Active voluntary euthanasia is legal in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. Passive voluntary euthanasia is legal throughout the U.S. per Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health. When the patient brings about his or her own death with the assistance of a physician, the term assisted suicide is often used instead. Assisted suicide is legal in Switzerland and the U.S. states of Oregon, Washington and Montana. Questions: How many elderly are euthanized each year? What percent of people support euthanasia?