Indicator full name: Number of deaths due to work-related accidents
Unit: number of deaths
- Country (COUNTRY)
- Supranational group of countries (COUNTRY_GRP)
- Sex (SEX)
- Year of measure (YEAR)
Years data is available: 1970—2019
Last updated: 06 September 2020
- Members of the European Union
- Members of the EU before May 2004 (EU15)
- Members of the EU after May 2004 (EU13)
- Nordic countries
- Small countries
The following abbreviations are used in the indicator titles:
Indicator code: E115503.T
Self-explanatory. See 115502 above._
Data collected annually, reference period: 31 December.
deadly work-related accidents are included. Commuting accidents on the way to or from work are
excluded. Remark: the data refer only to people working in the private sector.
Statistical Institute of Republic of Srpska; http:// www.rzs.rs.ba
Break in the time series: from year 2006 to year 2007.
Up to 1997 accidents on the way to or from work are included. Since 1998 they are excluded.
Data updated in December 2014.
and Health, Annual statistical report of the Federal Government on the state of safety and health at
work and on work accidents and occupational diseases in the Federal Republic of Germany.
http://osha.europa.eu/fop/germany/de/statistics/statistiken or http://www.gbe-bund.de
Coverage: Data contain the number of lethal occupational accidents of those insured by legal
accident insurance institutions. An occupational accident is an accident, which a person insured
suffers because he or she exercises an insured activity inside or outside of the workplace (õ 8 SGB
VII). Work-related accidents are reported statistically as \lethal (fatal) accidents\" when the death
occurred immediately or within 30 days after the accident. Commuting accidents on the way to or from
work are excluded.
Deviation from the definition: Only the number of lethal occupational accidents can be provided. It
Source: National Insurance Institute.
and have been compensated before the end of the next year. Since 2005 data refer to accidents which
occurred in each year and have been compensated before 30 April of two years later (e.g. 2005:
accidents occurred in 2005 and compensated before 30 April 2007). Latest year of data is
provisional. The years 2010-2014 have been update to 31.10.2015.
public administration, army are included. Deaths due to occupational diseases and commuting
accidents are excluded.
Source: Association Assurance Accident (Safety Insurance Association) within the social security
to work-related accidents.
Break in series 2012: 2012 onwards: covers only employees from 15 until 65 years, not the
self-employed. Before 2012: including self-employed, and including children who died on the
Coverage: Data up to and incl. 1992 relate to accidents that occurred to employees in the
non-government sector. The number of deaths due to work-related accidents relate from 1996 onwards
to the entire labour force, so incl. the self-employed. The data in the table do not include deaths
due to traffic accidents that occurred in the course of work. In 1996 there were 31 such deaths.
Coverage: Accidents at work on private farms in agriculture are not included.
Includes accidents involving dislocated workers abroad. Accidents involving employees of public
administration, as well as accidents on the way are also excluded.
Break in time series: the data for 2000 are not comparable with previous years. A new methodology
was adopted which is more thorough and data from 2000 are considered as a new data series.
health insurance system and labour inspectorate). From 2008, fatal cases on way to work and from
work (commuting are excluded).
Source of data: National Institute of Public Health, Slovenia (NIJZ), Injuries at Work data base.
Sociales Ministry of Employment and Social Segurity. Estatistics of work-related accidents and
Total number of deaths in work-accident during the work hours.
Data for 1996 are provisional.
Fatal accidents at work among employees and self-employed persons. We usually put a mark at the
figure concerning 1994 (204 fatal cases). 142 of these people, travelling at work, were killed in
one vessel disaster.
Data were collected from the SGK(SSI) Statistical Yearbooks.
Method: From 1988, deaths caused by occupational diseases were included.