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Drowning Report 2019

Fatalities

 

 

Hospitalisations

 

 

Findings

Fatalities

In 2019 Beaches had 27 Preventable Drowning Fatalities, an increase on 2018 (20) and the 2013-2017 average (18).

Offshore Fatalities stayed the same, with 7 Preventable Drowning Fatalities in 2018 and 2019. This is an improvement on the 2013-17 average which has double the Preventable Drowning Fatalities (14).

Home Pools had 3 Preventable Drowning Fatalities in 2019, matching the 2013-2017 average. This category did see a decrease compared to the 2018 figure (9).

 

Hospitalisations

Stream Hospitalisations increased significantly with 41 in 2019, up from 21 in both the 2013-2017 average and the 2018 figure.

 

 
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