Facts & Figures

Research & Reports

Royal Life Saving's programs, products and services are underpinned by research and a committment to continual improvement. Furthermore, our research provides solid information on water safety issues concerning all Australia's waterways and environments with high drowning risk.

Our research includes:

  • National Drowning Report – Since 1995 Royal Life Saving has provided research into the contributing factors surrounding all drowning deaths in Australia for a given year
  • Specific Water Safety Issues – Including water safety strategies, education, the effects of alcohol, and specific activities such as fishing and other recreational pursuits
  • The State of the Industry – Every year, Royal Life Saving conducts Aquatic Facility Safety Assessments to evaluate and to provide a benchmark for the safety performance of the aquatic industry

Drowning Reports