DROWN­ING STA­TIS­TICS

Central and North Burnett Times - - NEWS -

■ 280 peo­ple drowned in Aus­tralian wa­ter­ways in 2016.

■A5% in­crease on the pre­vi­ous year.

■ 75 oc­curred in in­land wa­ter­ways.

■ High­est num­bers by age were adults 25 to 34.

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