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Table 5 Resident crude drowning rates per 100,000 population by individual year, 10 year average and % change, Australia, Canada and New Zealand

From: Exploring the burden of fatal drowning and data characteristics in three high income countries: Australia, Canada and New Zealand

  Australia Canada New Zealand
2005 1.18 1.42 1.86
2006 1.27 1.46 1.65
2007 1.31 1.38 1.97
2008 1.11 1.38 2.21
2009 1.31 1.29 1.98
2010 1.21 1.31 1.43
2011 1.15 1.22 2.14
2012 1.12 1.37 1.68
2013 1.16 1.25 1.58
2014 1.06 1.13 1.42
10 year average 1.19 1.32 1.79
% change (2014 vs 2005) −10.2% −20.4% −24.7%
  1. Note: Drowning deaths of international tourists have been removed for the purposes of rate calculations