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Plastic Surgery Statistics

At plasticsurgeryinfo.ca we are asked regularly for Canadian plastic surgery statistics. Unfortunately there are no official plastic surgery statistics available in Canada, as neither Health Canada nor The Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons track any data. The only comparable plastic surgery statistics we have available are from the USA via the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Canada has approximately a 10th of the population of the USA, so we can approximate Canada having statistics similar to a 10th of theirs. Demographics and lifestyles between the USA and Canada could be considered similar, however it is possible Canada’s actual stats would be slightly different. Here are the American Society of Plastic Surgeons 2015 plastic surgery statistics:

In the year of 2015, there were approximately 15.9 million cosmetic plastic surgeries and procedures performed within the United States. The top five cosmetic surgeries in 2015 are as follows:

Breast augmentation has remained the top cosmetic plastic surgery procedure since 2006.

92% of cosmetic plastic surgery procedures were for women and 8% for men. The breakdown of their individual top procedures are as follows:


Other notable statistics include the plastic surgery procedures that have increased the most. Buttock augmentation surgeries have quickly increased, with a gain of 28 percent. Lower body lifts have increased 8% and breast lifts have increased 7%:

Other interesting stats:

The top five minimally invasive cosmetic procedures are:
• Botulinum Toxin (Botox) – Facial Rejuvenation (6.7 million)
• Soft Tissue Fillers (2.4 million)
• Chemical Peel (1.3 million)
• Laser Hair Removal (1.1 million)
• Microdermabrasion (800,000)

When it came down to age, men and women between 40-54 had the majority of the procedures – equaling 49% of the total.

Source: http://www.plasticsurgery.org/news/plastic-surgery-statistics/2015-plastic-surgery-statistics.html