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Latvia, Lithuania dominate EU drowning deaths

Monday, August 12, 2019

Baltic states Lithuania and Latvia have significantly more drownings each year than other European Union member states, according to the latest statistics from Eurostat. The figures released August 9 cover the year 2016, when there were 5,537 deaths of European Union (EU) residents caused by “accidental drowning and submersion”. The figure has been falling each year since a peak of 6,090 deaths in 2013 and corresponds to an EU average of…