Worldwide, the number of jurisdictions that have legalized euthanasia and/or assisted suicide is very small.
Out of the 195 countries worldwide
only 5 countries and 1 state (in Australia) have euthanasia.
only 3 countries and 8 states (in the USA) have legalized assisted suicide.
Euthanasia is legal in only 5 countries: Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands.
Assisted suicide is legal in only 3 countries: Germany, the Netherlands, and Switzerland.
Both euthanasia and assisted suicide are legal in the Netherlands.
Assisted suicide is legal in only 7 out of the 50 states in America: California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. It is also legal in the District of Columbia.
Attempts at Legalization
Where it's Legal
Below are five of the main overseas jurisdictions where euthanasia and/or assisted suicide are legal.