RoSPA Safer Fireworks

Statistics

Northern Ireland 2008 - Age

In the reporting periods for each of the years from 2004 to 2008, the majority of those injured were aged under 18 (Table below).

Age of those injured 2004 - 2008
Persons Injured 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
0-5 5 4 1 8 2
6-10 9 13 10 19 5
11-15 23 33 30 38 12
16-17 2 8 7 10 2
18 and Over 15 28 21 22 11
Unknown 1 0 0 0 0
Total Injured 55 86 69 97 32

Source: Notes

This year, 22% of all persons injured were children aged 10 years and less.