Hospital Admissions

At least 53% of about 5.0 million injuries that require hospital admission are due to Home and Leisure Accidents. The remaining injuries are related to road traffic (11 %), work (6 %), violence (5 %), self-harm (5 %) and 20% are not sufficiently specified*.

As to the 2.7 million hospital admissions related to Home and Leisure Accidents, we know the main causes, age-groups involved, place of accident as well as incidence rate for each county within the EU-region. Please select

Major causes  Major injuriES

Place  By country

* Data source: EU Injury Database IDB. All figures given are estimates, based on averages of the most recent three years from countries for which data is available. See also the latest reports on injuries in the EU (2016 and 2017).