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

Young men and drowning: An analysis of drowning deaths among men aged 25-34 years
A 10 year analysis of drowning in men aged 25-34 years in Australia. This report covers the period from 1 July 2005 to 30 June 2015 and includes the circumstances of drowning deaths in this demographic as well as important risk factors.

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Drowning Data Reports