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Latvia tops European stats for drowning deaths

Thursday, August 6, 2020

Data published by Eurostat on August 6 shows Latvia has more drownings per head of population than anywhere else in the Euopean Union. Based on 2017 data, around 5,100 deaths of European Union (EU) residents were caused by accidental drowning and submersion. Among the EU Member States, in 2017 the highest rate was recorded in Latvia, with 5.6 deaths per 100,000 inhabitants, followed by Lithuania (4.8 deaths per 100 000 inhabitants), Estonia…