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Workplace fatalities by age group

For the 2011-2017* calendar years

These statistics show the number of fatal work-related incidents reported to WorkSafe New Zealand under the Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992 and the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. They do not include deaths in the maritime or aviation sectors or fatalities due to work-related road crashes. These are investigated by Maritime New Zealand, the Civil Aviation Authority and the New Zealand Police respectively.


[image] Fatalities by age group.


Data table

Age Group Number
14 and under 22
15-24 32
25-34 32
35-44 55
45-54 50
55-64 70
65 and over 72
Unknown 1
Total 334


* 2017 figures are year to date 4 October 2017

Last updated 5 October 2017