Home and Leisure Accidents in the EU
(according to severity of injury )
At least 19.9 million unintentional injuries occur every year at home, in sports and in institutions across the EU*. This is at least 52% of all 38.0 million injuries, which are treated annually in accident and emergency departments of hospitals.
*Data sources: Fatalities: WHO Health for All Database, European Detailed Mortality Database; non-fatal injuries: EU Injury Database IDB (DG Santé). All figures given are estimates, based on averages of the most recent three years for which data is available. See also latest report on Injuries in the EU.