EXIT Reports over 1,200 Assisted Suicides in 2018
February 13, 2019
(Swiss Info) – The Swiss assisted suicide organisation EXIT helped a total of 1,204 people end their lives in 2018 – a sizeable jump compared to the previous year. EXIT Deutsche Schweizexternal link, which covers German-speaking Switzerland and canton Ticino, reported on Tuesday that 905 people had used its services last year to terminate their lives – 172 more than in 2017, a 23% increase. At the end of 2018, membership of the organisation stood at 120,117 – also a big jump on previous numbers (+13,000).