Assisted Suicide Group Exit Registered 10,000 New Members in 2017

February 14, 2018

(Swiss Info) – Last year, some 10,078 new members joined the euthanasia organisation Exit, the group announced on Tuesday. The number of actual assisted suicides went down slightly, whilst the average age of Exit members rose. At the end of December 2017, the organisation had 110,391 members in German-speaking Switzerland and in Ticino, according to the figures in the press release. Last year, 734 people ended their lives using Exit’s services, compared with 723 the previous year.

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