Parkinson's Disease in Canada

Parkinson's Disease in Canada
According to the latest WHO data published in 2017.

  • Number of deaths: 2,428 (1.15%)
  • Death Rate (Deaths per 100,000 population): 3.35
  • Cause of death world rank: 26.
  • Parkinson's Disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for nearly 2,428 deaths in Canada. That’s about 1 of every 87 deaths in Canada.
  • About 7 people die of Parkinson's Disease each day, an average of 1 death every 4 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

Parkinson's Disease


per 100,000 population LOW HIGH
Country Rate
1 Finland Finland 5.28
2 Ireland Ireland 5.13
3 United States United States 4.76
4 United Kingdom United Kingdom 4.53
5 Austria Austria 4.52
6 Belgium Belgium 4.49
7 Malta Malta 4.46
8 Iceland Iceland 4.44
9 Netherlands Netherlands 4.33
10 Switzerland Switzerland 4.31
11 South Korea South Korea 4.28
12 Germany Germany 4.24
13 Luxembourg Luxembourg 4.22
14 France France 4.07
15 Australia Australia 3.88
16 Norway Norway 3.85
17 Brunei Brunei 3.75
18 Uruguay Uruguay 3.72
19 Portugal Portugal 3.66
20 Croatia Croatia 3.62
21 New Zealand New Zealand 3.55
22 Italy Italy 3.45
23 Macedonia Macedonia 3.42
24 Denmark Denmark 3.40
25 Spain Spain 3.39
26 Canada Canada 3.35
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.