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Euthanasia Statistics

Euthanasia Statistics Data
Total percentage of medical practitioners that support Euthanasia 54%
Percent of public who support euthanasia for the terminally ill / on life support 86%
Average percent of terminally ill patients who die in pain 55%
Total number of years Dr. Jack Kevorkian served in prison for Physician Assisted Suicide 8 years
Total number of places that openly and legally authorize active assistance in dying (Oregon, Switzerland, Belgium, Netherlands) 4
Number of people killed every day by assisted suicide in Belgium 5
Reported number of people euthanized each year at the Liverpool Care Pathway for the Dying Patient 130,000
Total number of largest group (Right-to-Die) that have paid supporters (Japanese) of rights to assisted suicide 100,000
Euthanasia Opinion Poll Percent
Poll of 1,001 Americans asked " Generally speaking, do you support or oppose legalizing euthanasia in the U.S.?"
Percent of people who support Euthanasia 42 %
Percent of people who opposed Euthanasia 37 %
Percent of people who were unsure about Euthanasia 22 %
Percent who answered "Strongly Support" Euthanasia 28 %
Percent who answered "Moderately Support" Euthanasia 28 %
Percent who answered "Moderately Oppose" Euthanasia 14 %
Percent who answer "Strongly Oppose" Euthanasia 23 %
Percent of Democrats who support Euthanasia 47 %
Percent of Republicans who support Euthanasia 49 %
Statistic & Data References
Sources: Gallup Poll, Sudpresse Belgium, National Health Serivces
Date research was conducted: October 22nd, 2015