In the Event of a Death

Calculation of Death Benefits

Here is a tool to help you calculate the death benefits payable by the SAAQ to any dependants of a deceased accident victim.

Death benefit paid to dependants

The amount of the death benefit is calculated based on the dependant'sA dependant may be a minor child or a child of full age, provided the deceased was providing for more than 50% of the child’s needs at the time of death. age at the time of the accident victim's death.

Dependant's
age (years)
Amount of
the benefit

under age 1

$63,978

1

$62,150

2

$60,322

3

$58,493

4

$56,663

5

$54,837

6

$53,012

7

$51,181

8

$49,354

9

$47,531

10

$45,698

11

$43,872

12

$42,043

13

$40,216

14

$38,388

15

$36,561

16 or over

$34,728

Last update: June 27, 2022