Multiple Sclerosis in Canada

Multiple Sclerosis in Canada
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 533 (0.25%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 0.91
  • Cause of death world rank: 9.
  • Multiple Sclerosis, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 533 deaths in Canada. That’s about 1 of every 400 deaths in Canada.
  • About 2 people die of Multiple Sclerosis each day, an average of 1 death every 17 hours.

Demographic Summary

Value World Rank
Population total 35,623,680 38
Sex ratio m / f 0.98 99
Population 0-14 15.4% 166
Population 15-64 65.9% 84
Population 65 + 18.6% 23

Multiple Sclerosis


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 United Kingdom United Kingdom 1.47
2 Norway Norway 1.44
3 Denmark Denmark 1.32
4 Croatia Croatia 1.03
5 Ireland Ireland 1.01
6 Switzerland Switzerland 1.00
7 Germany Germany 0.94
8 United States United States 0.92
9 Canada Canada 0.91
10 Serbia Serbia 0.91
11 Austria Austria 0.91
13 Netherlands Netherlands 0.90
12 Slovenia Slovenia 0.90
14 Lithuania Lithuania 0.88
15 Latvia Latvia 0.88
16 Poland Poland 0.87
17 Finland Finland 0.81
18 Sweden Sweden 0.81
19 Belgium Belgium 0.77
20 Macedonia Macedonia 0.75
21 Luxembourg Luxembourg 0.75
22 Czech Republic Czech Republic 0.68
23 Hungary Hungary 0.67
24 France France 0.65
26 Estonia Estonia 0.63
25 Slovakia Slovakia 0.63
Health Data used is WHO 2014, 2017 updates, World Bank and the United Nations for population.
We do not guarantee the accuracy of this data.