Facts & Figures

Drowning Data Reports

Analysing drowning data is an important aspect of Royal Life Saving’s research

Aside from producing a National Drowning Report every year, Royal Life Saving maintains a comprehensive drowning database that is regularly updated against coronial records. This database is interrogated to produce reports on different topics such as drowning in different age groups, at particular aquatic locations and whilst undertaking specific activities. In this section you can download reports compiled with the use of drowning data.

Most Recent Drowning Data Report

Research released by the Royal Life Saving Society – Australia show that 735 people have drowned in Australian rivers, creeks and streams across a 10 year period, more than at any other aquatic location over the same period.

Royal Life Saving Rivers 10 Year Report      Royal Life Saving Rivers 10 Year Report - Infographic

Drowning Data Reports