End of life (Belgium)
Analysis of The Seventh Report of the Federal Commission for Euthanasia Control and Evaluation to the Legislative Chambers (for the Years 2014 and 2015) All figures and Tables are in the PDF Doc attached.
The law of 28 May 2002 on euthanasia requires the Federal Commission responsible for monitoring and enforcing the law to report to the legislature every two years. The seventh report has just been published and covers the years 2014-2015.
In this paper, the IEB presents a brief analysis of the report.
Since 2002, officially 12,726 people have been euthanized in Belgium. The figures for the last two years (2014 and 2015) are, respectively, 1928 cases and 2022 cases.