Appendix table 2. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2011

External cause Deaths from accidents Of which under alcohol intoxication
Persons %
Accidental deaths (excl. poisonings) 2 047 381 18,6
Transport accidents 300 70 23,3
Falls 1 212 114 9,4
Drowning 163 88 54,0
Eating, inhalation of food 54 14 25,9
Heat of sauna 38 24 63,2
Fire 59 28 48,3
Natural cold 63 27 42,9
Other accident 159 16 10,1

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 21.12.2012

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2011, Appendix table 2. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2011 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 22.10.2019].
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