Fatal Workplace Injuries

Fatal Workplace Injuries by Economic Sector 2023 (NACE Revision 2)

Economic sectorFatalities
A-Agriculture, forestry and fishingCrop and animal production, hunting and related service activities1
Forestry and logging0
Fishing and aquaculture1
B-Mining and quarrying0
C-Manufacturing0
D-Electricity; gas, steam and air conditioning supply0
E-Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities0
F-Construction1
G-Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and personal goods0
H-Transportation and storage1
I-Accommodation and food service activities0
J-Information and communication0
K-Financial and insurance activities0
L-Real estate activities0
M-Professional, scientific and technical activities0
N-Administrative and support service activities0
O-Public administration and defence; compulsory social security0
P-Education0
Q-Human health and social work activities0
R-Arts, entertainment and recreation0
S-Other service activities0
Total4

(Updated 8th of February 2023) 

These are provisional figures and are subject to change. Table above is best viewed on desktop.

The classification of fatalities may be subject to change as additional information becomes available. This can result in the overall fatality total changing, in addition to the sectoral totals.

The latest report analysing work-related vehicle fatalities is available here.  For more information on vehicle-related incidents and deaths, see the Work Related Vehicle Safety section of our website.

The NACE classification system (for classifying the economic activity of the employer) has been updated to reflect developments in economic activity. Fatalities for 2008 onward are shown using the NACE Rev.2 classification and fatalities from 2002 to 2007 are shown using the NACE Rev.1 classification.

Fatal Workplace Injuries by Economic Sector 2013-2022 (NACE Revision 2)

Economic sector2013201420152016201720182019202020212022
A-Agriculture,forestry and fishingCrop and animal production, hunting and related service activities16321821251520201013
Forestry and logging0011010010
Fishing and aquaculture5154243300
B-Mining and quarrying2021000000
C-Manufacturing1332022450
D-Electricity; gas, steam and air conditioning supply1100000000
E-Water supply, sewerage, waste management and remediation activities1031122121
F-Construction1161110651216107
G-Wholesale and retail trade; repair of motor vehicles and personal goods3532322421
H-Transportation and storage4331586261
I-Accommodation and food service activities0000100101
J-Information and communication0000001000
K-Financial and insurance activities0000000000
L-Real estate activities0000000000
M-Professional, scientific and technical activities1100000000
N-Administrative and support service activities0202001000
O-Public administration and defence; compulsory social security0041500102
P-Education1000000011
Q-Human health and social work activities0021000000
R-Arts, entertainment and recreation0111000210
S-Other service activities1000000000
Total47555648483949543827

(Updated 18th of January 2023) 

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These are provisional figures and are subject to change. Table above is best viewed on desktop.

Rate of fatal work-related incidents per 100,000 workers

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These are provisional figures and are subject to change.