Appendix table 3. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2016

External cause Deaths from accidents Of which under alcohol intoxication
Persons %
Accidental deaths (excl. poisonings) 1 998 336 16,8
Transport accidents 252 57 22,6
Falls 1 196 110 9,2
Drowning 121 47 38,8
Eating, inhalation of food (W79) 58 19 32,8
Heat of sauna (W92) 53 22 41,5
Fire (X00–X09) 77 40 51,9
Natural cold (X31) 66 22 33,3
Other accident 175 19 10,9

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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Updated 29.12.2017

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2016, Appendix table 3. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2016 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 25.1.2020].
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