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)

List of errata corrected in verion 2.0 


The OIPRC and Parachute have developed a number of resources to help practitioners understand and use the Cost of Injury report:

The Cost of Injury in Canada: A Guide for Ontario Practitioners

Parachute Key Messages: Stop the Clock on Preventable Injuries in Canada

Webinar Slides: The Cost of Injury in Canada - Ontario Highlights

Infographic: Injury in Ontario...The Cost is Rising                                 










Infographic: Injury in Canada...The Cost is Rising

Updated June 22, 2015