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Northern Ireland 2010 - Age

Almost two-thirds (29) of the 47 people injured from fireworks during the 2010 Halloween period were aged under 18. Of those 29, more than half (16) were aged 11 to 15 years.

Age of those injured 2006 - 2010
Persons Injured 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
0-5 1 8 2 0 4
6-10 10 19 5 6 3
11-15 30 38 12 6 16
16-17 7 10 2 4 6
18 and Over 21 22 11 13 18
Unknown 0 0 0 1 0
Total Injured 69 97 32 30 47

Source: Notes

During each of the last five years, the highest proportions of those injured from fireworks and reporting to emergency care departments were aged under 18.

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