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Workplace fatalities by year

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 year.


Data table

Year Number
2011 49
2012 48
2013 57
2014 47
2015 45
2016 50
2017* 38
Total 334


* 2017 figures are year to date 4 October 2017

Last updated 5 October 2017