03 OCTOBER 2018

Injuries, 2017

Statistics about injuries in 2017 is available in the Health Statistics and Health Research database.
Almost 156 400 Estonian residents needed treatment due to injuries in 2017. Among them were 36 100 children aged under 15. The most common cause of injuries was falling (almost 50% of the cases).
In 2017, 849 people died due to injuries: 648 men and 201 women. The main causes of injury deaths were alcohol and drug poisoning, and suicide. These were the cause of injury death for half of the cases.