Cost of Injury in Canada (2015)
Injuries cost Canadians $26.8 billion annually, according to The Cost of Injury in Canada, a new report released by Parachute on June 3, 2015.
In fact, injury – from falls, traffic, drowning, suicide, violence and other means – remains the leading cause of death for Canadians aged one to 44, taking the lives of 15,866 people in 2010.
For the province of Ontario, the toll of preventable injuries is a staggering $8.8 billion and 5,785 lives each year.
Download the Report
View and download the full report. (Latest version 2.0 - June 22, 2015)
The OIPRC and Parachute have developed a number of resources to help practitioners understand and use the Cost of Injury report:
Updated June 22, 2015