Drowning deaths

per 100,000 people, 1990–2017

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    1990 Ranking
    1. Bangladesh 44.96
    2. Cambodia 29.45
    3. Angola 26.80
    4. Haiti 21.67
    5. Laos 21.08
    6. Equatorial Guinea 20.26
    7. Papua New Guinea 19.61
    8. Burma (Myanmar) 18.92
    9. Niger 17.04
    10. Maldives 16.84
    11. Vietnam 16.48
    12. Latvia 16.18
    13. Timor Leste 15.60
    14. Central African Republic 15.49
    15. Greenland 15.11
    16. Afghanistan 15.08
    17. Lithuania 14.67
    18. Kyrgyzstan 14.47
    19. China 14.44
    20. Seychelles 14.38
    21. Nepal 14.19
    22. Congo (Kinshasa) 14.08
    23. Turkmenistan 13.81
    24. Congo (Brazzaville) 13.79
    25. Pakistan 13.71
    26. Estonia 13.70
    27. Mali 13.56
    28. Tajikistan 13.26
    29. Guinea 13.10
    30. Bolivia 12.95
    31. Guinea Bissau 12.94
    32. Sierra Leone 12.80
    33. Sudan 12.41
    34. Kazakhstan 12.30
    35. Belarus 12.23
    36. Ukraine 11.99
    37. Moldova 11.89
    38. Solomon Islands 11.78
    39. Liberia 11.36
    40. Uzbekistan 11.11
    41. Ethiopia 10.74
    42. Thailand 10.61
    43. Vanuatu 10.60
    44. Marshall Islands 10.44
    45. Mozambique 10.39
    46. Zambia 10.36
    47. India 10.17
    48. Grenada 9.82
    49. Micronesia 9.78
    50. Gabon 9.70
    51. Malawi 9.53
    52. Indonesia 9.36
    53. Eritrea 9.29
    54. Burundi 9.20
    55. Benin 9.13
    56. Somalia 9.11
    57. Russia 9.02
    58. Belize 8.91
    59. Senegal 8.87
    60. Rwanda 8.86
    61. Yemen 8.76
    62. Bahamas 8.75
    63. Bhutan 8.67
    64. American Samoa 8.66
    65. Chad 8.49
    66. Madagascar 8.43
    67. Taiwan 8.26
    68. Honduras 8.06
    69. Saudi Arabia 7.98
    70. Guyana 7.96
    71. Brunei 7.91
    72. Georgia 7.89
    73. Philippines 7.86
    74. Azerbaijan 7.82
    75. Suriname 7.80
    76. Saint Lucia 7.79
    77. Northern Mariana Islands 7.78
    78. South Sudan 7.75
    79. Panama 7.69
    80. Armenia 7.52
    81. Kiribati 7.50
    82. Fiji 7.45
    83. Romania 7.36
    84. Sri Lanka 7.27
    85. Nigeria 7.26
    86. Peru 7.24
    87. Burkina Faso 7.23
    88. Gambia 7.17
    89. Ivory Coast 7.15
    90. North Korea 7.13
    91. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 7.13
    92. Bermuda 7.12
    93. Ecuador 7.04
    94. Mongolia 6.95
    95. Antigua and Barbuda 6.93
    96. Comoros 6.83
    97. Brazil 6.82
    98. Uganda 6.77
    99. Togo 6.73
    100. Dominica 6.66
    101. Djibouti 6.56
    102. Cameroon 6.48
    103. Mexico 6.47
    104. Trinidad and Tobago 6.44
    105. Nicaragua 6.30
    106. Guatemala 6.26
    107. Colombia 6.22
    108. Tonga 6.12
    109. Barbados 5.99
    110. Oman 5.99
    111. Venezuela 5.95
    112. Costa Rica 5.91
    113. South Korea 5.86
    114. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 5.78
    115. Samoa 5.77
    116. Guam 5.45
    117. Uruguay 5.38
    118. Iran 5.28
    119. Tanzania 5.21
    120. Swaziland 5.08
    121. Morocco 5.01
    122. South Africa 4.97
    123. Namibia 4.91
    124. Cuba 4.89
    125. Cape Verde 4.88
    126. Saint Thomas and Principe 4.88
    127. Lesotho 4.80
    128. El Salvador 4.79
    129. Mauritania 4.75
    130. Zimbabwe 4.67
    131. Poland 4.66
    132. Dominican Republic 4.62
    133. Mauritius 4.62
    134. Albania 4.38
    135. Malaysia 4.17
    136. Turkey 4.15
    137. Kenya 4.13
    138. Iraq 3.98
    139. Slovakia 3.98
    140. Botswana 3.80
    141. Chile 3.80
    142. Ghana 3.80
    143. Bulgaria 3.73
    144. Algeria 3.72
    145. Argentina 3.63
    146. Cyprus 3.49
    147. Finland 3.45
    148. Egypt 3.37
    149. Puerto Rico 3.37
    150. Jordan 3.36
    151. Libya 3.32
    152. Paraguay 3.30
    153. Hungary 3.27
    154. West Bank and Gaza 3.22
    155. Czech Republic 3.18
    156. Tunisia 3.06
    157. Croatia 3.04
    158. United Arab Emirates 2.91
    159. Japan 2.84
    160. Serbia 2.81
    161. Greece 2.71
    162. Syria 2.66
    163. Portugal 2.54
    164. Qatar 2.50
    165. Lebanon 2.49
    166. Spain 2.33
    167. Slovenia 2.22
    168. Norway 2.21
    169. New Zealand 2.13
    170. Ireland 2.07
    171. Singapore 2.05
    172. France 1.97
    173. Bahrain 1.87
    174. Kuwait 1.84
    175. United States 1.80
    176. Australia 1.78
    177. Sweden 1.65
    178. Iceland 1.61
    179. Canada 1.55
    180. Austria 1.55
    181. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1.47
    182. Montenegro 1.47
    183. Israel 1.45
    184. Belgium 1.39
    185. Switzerland 1.30
    186. Germany 1.30
    187. Malta 1.26
    188. Jamaica 1.22
    189. Italy 1.20
    190. Luxembourg 1.13
    191. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.10
    192. Andorra 0.96
    193. Denmark 0.91
    194. Netherlands 0.90
    195. United Kingdom 0.85
    2017 Ranking
    1. Papua New Guinea 16.70
    2. Seychelles 12.30
    3. Central African Republic 10.72
    4. Vanuatu 10.69
    5. Marshall Islands 10.64
    6. Solomon Islands 9.84
    7. Bangladesh 8.94
    8. Micronesia 8.24
    9. Cambodia 8.09
    10. Tajikistan 7.69
    11. Haiti 7.68
    12. Lithuania 7.52
    13. Mali 7.52
    14. Guyana 7.37
    15. Latvia 7.29
    16. Congo (Kinshasa) 7.27
    17. Vietnam 7.21
    18. Thailand 7.14
    19. Fiji 7.11
    20. Angola 7.11
    21. Ukraine 7.05
    22. Laos 6.90
    23. Northern Mariana Islands 6.89
    24. Bahamas 6.88
    25. American Samoa 6.84
    26. Belarus 6.64
    27. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 6.58
    28. Grenada 6.55
    29. Tonga 6.55
    30. Greenland 6.53
    31. Belize 6.50
    32. Chad 6.44
    33. Dominica 6.22
    34. North Korea 6.16
    35. Afghanistan 6.10
    36. Pakistan 6.09
    37. Burma (Myanmar) 5.94
    38. South Sudan 5.82
    39. Lesotho 5.74
    40. Japan 5.74
    41. Burkina Faso 5.73
    42. Russia 5.65
    43. Niger 5.63
    44. Moldova 5.60
    45. Saint Lucia 5.56
    46. Timor Leste 5.47
    47. Suriname 5.30
    48. Kiribati 5.18
    49. Kazakhstan 5.16
    50. Philippines 5.07
    51. Virgin Islands (U.S.) 5.06
    52. Guinea 5.06
    53. Congo (Brazzaville) 5.03
    54. Zimbabwe 4.96
    55. Antigua and Barbuda 4.94
    56. Guinea Bissau 4.90
    57. Cape Verde 4.90
    58. Swaziland 4.88
    59. Sierra Leone 4.81
    60. Sri Lanka 4.80
    61. Guam 4.80
    62. Guatemala 4.58
    63. Samoa 4.57
    64. Uzbekistan 4.56
    65. China 4.52
    66. Kyrgyzstan 4.48
    67. Mongolia 4.39
    68. India 4.36
    69. Brunei 4.35
    70. Somalia 4.31
    71. El Salvador 4.25
    72. Ivory Coast 4.18
    73. Gabon 4.16
    74. Eritrea 4.12
    75. Burundi 4.06
    76. Mozambique 3.89
    77. Ecuador 3.87
    78. Saudi Arabia 3.85
    79. Barbados 3.82
    80. Nigeria 3.79
    81. Bolivia 3.72
    82. Equatorial Guinea 3.70
    83. Georgia 3.68
    84. Romania 3.67
    85. Estonia 3.64
    86. Benin 3.63
    87. Mauritius 3.62
    88. Zambia 3.60
    89. Greece 3.45
    90. Senegal 3.42
    91. Panama 3.39
    92. Trinidad and Tobago 3.38
    93. Tanzania 3.37
    94. Malawi 3.35
    95. Bermuda 3.27
    96. Costa Rica 3.27
    97. Honduras 3.22
    98. Madagascar 3.19
    99. Gambia 3.19
    100. Cameroon 3.18
    101. Nepal 3.15
    102. Maldives 3.09
    103. Turkmenistan 3.08
    104. Brazil 3.02
    105. Azerbaijan 3.01
    106. Sudan 3.00
    107. Ethiopia 2.91
    108. Namibia 2.90
    109. Malaysia 2.86
    110. Rwanda 2.84
    111. Dominican Republic 2.80
    112. Liberia 2.80
    113. Uganda 2.77
    114. Cuba 2.72
    115. Togo 2.71
    116. Uruguay 2.70
    117. South Africa 2.62
    118. Ghana 2.62
    119. Mexico 2.61
    120. Comoros 2.56
    121. Peru 2.55
    122. Djibouti 2.55
    123. Nicaragua 2.51
    124. Taiwan 2.48
    125. Yemen 2.47
    126. Paraguay 2.43
    127. Bhutan 2.42
    128. Venezuela 2.37
    129. Poland 2.36
    130. Kenya 2.29
    131. Colombia 2.28
    132. Slovakia 2.25
    133. Chile 2.24
    134. Mauritania 2.23
    135. Indonesia 2.22
    136. Oman 2.13
    137. Finland 2.11
    138. Bulgaria 2.05
    139. Cyprus 1.99
    140. Botswana 1.99
    141. Croatia 1.94
    142. Saint Thomas and Principe 1.89
    143. Czech Republic 1.83
    144. Libya 1.80
    145. Morocco 1.77
    146. Egypt 1.63
    147. Argentina 1.60
    148. France 1.59
    149. Armenia 1.58
    150. United Arab Emirates 1.56
    151. South Korea 1.41
    152. Albania 1.36
    153. Hungary 1.33
    154. Iraq 1.33
    155. Qatar 1.30
    156. United States 1.30
    157. Serbia 1.28
    158. Iran 1.27
    159. Algeria 1.26
    160. New Zealand 1.21
    161. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 1.20
    162. Puerto Rico 1.17
    163. Jamaica 1.15
    164. Portugal 1.13
    165. Malta 1.09
    166. Sweden 1.08
    167. Norway 1.07
    168. Turkey 1.07
    169. Iceland 1.06
    170. Slovenia 1.05
    171. Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.04
    172. Lebanon 1.04
    173. Jordan 1.01
    174. Spain 0.98
    175. Montenegro 0.95
    176. Ireland 0.92
    177. Canada 0.90
    178. Australia 0.90
    179. Tunisia 0.86
    180. Syria 0.84
    181. West Bank and Gaza 0.84
    182. Belgium 0.82
    183. Austria 0.75
    184. Italy 0.72
    185. Germany 0.66
    186. Bahrain 0.66
    187. Netherlands 0.63
    188. Switzerland 0.61
    189. Denmark 0.60
    190. Israel 0.59
    191. Luxembourg 0.57
    192. Kuwait 0.57
    193. Andorra 0.55
    194. United Kingdom 0.50
    195. Singapore 0.47

    Drowning is the process of experiencing respiratory impairment from submersion/immersion in liquid. Drowning outcomes are classified as death, morbidity and no morbidity.

    Source: Global Health Data Exchange