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Members of DIGNITAS by country of residency
as of 31 December 2023

Accompanied suicide of members of DIGNITAS, by year and by country of residency
1998 - 2023


Life Expectancy, Suicide, Assisted Suicide, Deaths,
Population, in Switzerland

since 1969

This statistic by DIGNITAS – To live with dignity – To die with dignity summarises several statistics by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office


Assisted suicide and suicide in Switzerland
Analyses of the Swiss Federal Statistical Office
Year 1998 - 2009 (Link / PDF)
Year 2014 (Link / PDF)

Assistance in suicide means supporting a person in his goal to end his own life. The wish for assisted suicide is usually the last resort taken at the end of a serious disease. The analyses on assisted suicide and suicide refers to persons who are resident in Switzerland, i.e. on the permanent resident population regardless of nationality and place of death.


Suicide statistics for the UK and Republic of Ireland
provided by The Samaritans (Link)


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