On Tuesday April 4, the Dutch Regional Euthanasia Review Committees published their annual report about 2022 (only in Dutch yet). In 2022, the RTE received 8,720 notifications of euthanasia. That is 5.1% of the total number people who died in the Netherlands last year. This is an increase of 13.7% compared to 2021. In 2021 the percentage has increased with 0.4 percentage points compared to 2020.
Read the report, the press release and the factsheet below (in Dutch only). We also translated the press release in English: