Appendix table 2. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2015

External cause Deaths from accidents Of which under alcohol intoxication
Persons %
Accidental deaths (excl. poisonings) 1 918 300 15,6
Transport accidents 268 53 19,8
Falls 1 143 91 8,0
Drowning 139 63 45,3
Eating, inhalation of food (W79) 56 17 30,4
Heat of sauna (W92) 31 18 58,1
Fire (X00–X09) 61 27 44,3
Natural cold (X31) 52 20 38,5
Other accident 168 11 6,5

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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Updated 30.12.2016

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2015, Appendix table 2. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2015 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 1.8.2021].
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