How many people are hurt in home accidents each year?

About 2.7million people go to hospital A&E departments after accidents in the home each year - about a million of them are children under 15-years-old and 500,000 are under five-years-old.

About 4,000 people are killed in home accidents each year - around 120 are under 15 and 1,300 over 75. The young and elderly are those most at risk in the home.

Date Updated/Created: 10/09/2010

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