Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2022) Injury in Australia, AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 07 July 2022.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2022). Injury in Australia. Retrieved from https://pp.aihw.gov.au/reports/injury/injury-in-australia
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Injury is one of the major causes of hospitalisation and death in Australia. This web report presents data on injury hospitalisations and deaths for 2019–20, describing the main causes of injury and their impact on specific populations.
There were over 13,400 injury deaths in 2019–20
There were over 527,000 cases of hospitalised injury in 2019–20
For injury deaths due to drowning, there was an average annual decrease in rate between 2010–11 and 2019–20 of 5%
The top 3 causes of injury deaths in 2019–20 were falls, suicide and accidental poisoning
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