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Today, the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is releasing updated annual statistics on child and youth mental health in Canada; injury and trauma emergency department visits and inpatient hospitalizations; mental health and addictions hospitalizations; transplant, wait list and donor statistics; and profiles of residents in residential and hospital-based continuing care. Also released today is new data on the number of long-term care homes in Canada. 

Long-term care homes in Canada: How many and who owns them?

This release provides information on the number of long-term care (LTC) homes in Canada as of April 1, 2020. A provincial/territorial breakdown includes total number of homes and percentage by ownership type (public, private for-profit and private not-for-profit) for each jurisdiction. Information from all provinces and territories is presented.

Find out more about long-term care homes in Canada

Child and Youth Mental Health in Canada

These data tables and infographic examine trends and patterns in the use of hospital-based services and psychotropic medications among children and youth with mental disorders. This data predates the current pandemic.

Find out more about child and youth mental health in Canada

Injury and Trauma Emergency Department and Hospitalization Statistics

This release contains information on emergency department visits and hospitalizations for injuries and trauma, with breakdowns provided by cause, province, age group and sex. It also contains the most recent data on sport-related brain injuries (including concussions) from 2014–2015 to 2018–2019. This data predates the current pandemic.

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Mental Health and Addictions Hospitalizations Quick Stats, 2018–2019

These data tables contain information on hospitalizations for mental health and/or addictions from all provinces and territories. Statistics are available at the health region, provincial/territorial and pan-Canadian levels. This data predates the current pandemic.

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e-Statistics Report on Transplant, Waiting List and Donor Statistics, 2019

These data tables include annual information on transplant, donor and wait list data, including the number of patients who died while waiting for a vital organ transplant in Canada in 2019. The data is based on summary statistics received from 9 organ procurement organizations across Canada. This data predates the current pandemic.

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Profile of Residents in Residential and Hospital-Based Continuing Care, 2019–2020

These data tables include information on demographics, clinical and functional characteristics, treatments and medications, resource utilization, and admissions and discharges for residents of submitting residential care and hospital-based continuing care facilities in participating jurisdictions in 2019–2020. This data predates the current pandemic.

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Future releases

CIHI is committed to providing our stakeholders and partners with high-quality information while also recognizing that their needs have temporarily changed. We will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and re-evaluate and adjust our public release plans as necessary. For the most up-to-date information about our release schedule, please check our upcoming releases web page regularly.

About CIHI

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing essential health information to all Canadians.

CIHI works closely with federal, provincial and territorial partners and stakeholders throughout Canada to gather, package and disseminate information to inform policy, management, care and research, leading to better and more equitable health outcomes for all Canadians.

Health information has become one of society’s most valuable public goods. For 25 years, CIHI has set the pace on data privacy, security, accessibility and innovation to improve Canada’s health systems.

CIHI: Better data. Better decisions. Healthier Canadians.

Media contact

media@cihi.ca

For English inquiries
Marisa Duncan
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For French inquiries
Corinne Ton That
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