How to Lower Drowning Statistics with Emergency Markers
(Source: Royal Life Saving Australia – Drowning Report 2019)
In review, the findings showed certain demographic groups are at high risk of drowning. The future drowning prevention programs, campaigns, partnerships and research are vital to keeping your communities safe this coming Summer Season to SAVE TIME, SAVE LIVES.
- Creeks and Streams
- Swimming Pools
860 TOTAL drowning incidents Australia wide
18-54 years of AGE
VICTORIA third-highest statistics with 56 deaths
40% increase in drowning DEATHS in Victoria this last year
42% increase in BEACH fatalities.
Deaths mainly in SUMMER months.
70% are LOCAL residents.
45% of incidents in MAJOR CITIES.
44% happen between 12-6pm.
SUNDAY is a more common day.