About 44% of all fatal injuries are due to Home and Leisure Accidents. The remaining injury deaths are related to suicides (28%) road traffic (15%), homicide (3 %) and paid work (2%). All together, every year around 235.000 people die due to accidents, self harm and violence *.
As to the 96.000 deaths related to Home and Leisure Accidents, we know the main causes, age-groups involved, place of accident as well as the incidence rate for each county within the EU-region. Please select
*Data sources: Fatalities: WHO Health for All Database, European Detailed Mortality Database. 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.