Recreational Watercraft Accidents, 2016-2020 (1)

 

  Accidents Fatalities    
Year Total Involving alcohol use (2) Total Involving alcohol use (2) Injuries Property damage ($ millions)
2016 4,463 350 701 133 2,903 $49
2017 4,291 323 658 118 2,629 46
2018 4,145 309 633 119 2,511 46
2019 4,168 330 613 128 2,559 55
2020 5,265 353 767 130 3,191 63
(1) Includes accidents involving $2,000 or more in property damage. Includes U.S. territories and offshore accidents. (2) The use of alcohol by a boat's occupants was a direct or indirect cause of the accident. Source: U.S. Department Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard.