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RESEARCH:

Fatal Drownings in Commonwealth Countries: Fact Sheet

UNIVERSITY OR ORGANISATION: Commonwealth Drowning Prevention

SUBJECT: Commonwealth Drowning
TYPE: Fact Sheet
DATE: 2020


Drowning is the process of experiencing respiratory impairment from submersion/immersion in liquid; outcomes are classified as death, morbidity and no morbidity. The focus of this fact sheet is on fatal drowning in Commonwealth countries.

 

COUNTRY

United Kingdom

AUTHORS

N/A

JOURNAL / PUBLICATION

N/A

RESPONDENTS

Drownings in all 54 Commonwealth countries

Africa

Asia

Caribbean

Americas

Europe

Pacific

ACTIVITY

N/A

ENVIRONMENT

N/A

Ocean

AGE

N/A

GENDER

Male

Female

ETHNICITY

N/A

 

 
 

 

 

 

We are leading the development of customised insights that help explain New Zealand’s drowning problem, and shape interventions for safe play across our waterways.
For information contact the Head of Data, Research and Insights on wsnz@watersafety.org.nz

 
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