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Drowning Report 2019

Fatalities by Age Group 

 

Hospitalisations by Age Group 

 

Fatalities vs Hospitalisations by Age Group

 

 

Findings

Fatalities

In 2019, Under 5's had 7 Preventable Drowning Fatalities, an increase on 2018 (3), This figure was also an increase on the 2013-2017 average (5).

With 11 Preventable Drowning Fatalities in 2019, the 15-24 age group again remains below the 2013-2017 average (16).

Hospitalisations

The 65+ Age Group had 43 Hospitalisations in 2019, a significant increase on the 2013-2017 average (19).

The 55-64 Age Group had 22 Hospitalisations, an increase on the 2013-2017 average (16).

 

 

 
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