Statistics on Special Incidents

Numbers of Rescue, Drowning, Give-a-hand, Accident Cases at Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Beaches in 2018(Up to December) *

 Public Swimming PoolsBathing Beaches
Rescue case 42 61
Drowning case 2 2
Give-a-hand case 650 414
Accident case 324 85

Numbers of Rescue, Drowning, Give-a-hand, Accident Cases at Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Beaches in 2017 (Up to December) *

 Public Swimming PoolsBathing Beaches
Rescue case 50 84
Drowning case 1 2
Give-a-hand case 868 538
Accident case 345 83

Numbers of Rescue, Drowning, Give-a-hand, Accident Cases at Public Swimming Pools and Bathing Beaches in 2016 (Up to December) *

 Public Swimming PoolsBathing Beaches
Rescue case 52 81
Drowning case 1 5
Give-a-hand case 995 518
Accident case 345 87

*Notes

  • Rescue cases refer to cases in which a swimmer gets into trouble in the water and rescue operation is required (including those in which the swimmer needs or needs not to be delivered to hospital)
  • The classification of drowning cases is based on the direct cause of death determined by the Forensic Pathologist
  • Give-a-hand cases include all rescue operations in the water other than rescue cases
  • Accident cases include non-swimming related injury cases
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