09 JANUARY 2018

Injuries, 2016

Statistics about injuries in 2016 is available in the Health Statistics and Health Research database.

Almost 160 000 people needed treatment due to injuries in 2016. Among them were 35 700 children aged under 15.

Men had 50% more injuries than women (per 100 population). The greatest difference was between men and women in the 25–34 years age group, where men had twice as much injuries than women.

Half of the injuries occurred at home, but almost one-fifth of the places remained unknown.