Appendix table 2. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2017

External cause Deaths from accidents Of which under alcohol intoxication
Persons %
Accidental deaths (excl. poisonings) 2 034 319 15,7
Transport accidents 244 52 21,3
Falls 1 237 79 6,4
Drowning 126 67 53,2
Eating, inhalation of food (W79) 63 22 34,9
Heat of sauna (W92) 61 28 45,9
Fire (X00–X09) 54 28 51,9
Natural cold (X31) 69 31 44,9
Other accident 180 12 6,,7

Source: Causes of death, Statistics Finland

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Updated 17.12.2018

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Causes of death [e-publication].
ISSN=1799-5078. 2017, Appendix table 2. Deaths from accidents by external cause and deaths from alcohol intoxication 2017 . Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 20.10.2019].
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