The burden of unintentional drowning


Unintentional drowning is among the leading causes of death, premature mortality, and a major contributor to disability in children, adolescents, and youth in the Region of the Americas. Indeed, deaths and premature mortality due to unintentional drowning are preventable.  

This data visualization presents estimates of the burden of drowning by age, sex, and country in the Region of the Americas from 2000 to 2019.