Recreational boating accidents and deaths, 2012

New York ranked 27th out of 56 states and territories in 2012 in the number of recreational boating fatalities per 100,000 registered boats. In 2011 it ranked 34th with a rate of 6 deaths per 100,000 registered boats. Here is information compiled by the U.S. Coast Guard on accidents and fatalities involving recreational boating from 2008 to 2012.

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Area Fatality rate 2012 Fatality rate rank Accidents 2008 Accidents 2009 Accidents 2010 Accidents 2011 Accidents 2012 Deaths 2008 Deaths 2009 Deaths 2010 Deaths 2011 Deaths 2012
Total 5.4 4,789 4,730 4,604 4,588 4,515 709 736 672 758 651
Alabama 6.3 21 76 75 90 73 71 16 14 20 19 17
Alaska 43.9 1 44 19 24 20 23 14 14 11 15 22
American Samoa 0.0 52 0 0
Arizona 3.1 43 158 151 113 55 99 6 3 6 15 4
Arkansas 4.0 36 66 78 60 158 68 14 17 14 11 8
California 6.3 22 520 478 412 399 365 45 47 48 52 49
Colorado 10.3 10 39 60 53 58 46 7 13 7 10 9
Connecticut 5.8 26 53 56 52 42 49 11 8 7 8 6
Delaware 3.4 41 11 16 21 10 13 3 1 2 3 2
Florida 5.7 28 616 610 608 685 662 55 67 69 61 50
Georgia 4.0 37 150 145 135 96 111 18 12 19 14 13
Guam 0.0 53 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 0
Hawaii 35.5 2 21 19 15 17 28 5 7 4 6 5
Idaho 12.8 6 65 74 67 57 66 15 15 13 12 11
Illinois 4.6 32 119 96 97 106 101 19 16 15 23 17
Indiana 0.9 51 55 42 43 50 43 8 13 8 10 2
Iowa 4.7 31 38 37 54 38 33 3 6 4 11
Kansas 2.3 47 38 27 30 40 27 5 6 6 7 2
Kentucky 4.6 33 46 62 75 46 47 6 21 14 10 8
Louisiana 8.2 13 110 120 105 112 116 38 33 21 36 25
Maine 5.5 29 32 44 34 48 48 9 8 8 12 6
Maryland 5.9 24 159 174 196 184 145 9 17 9 19 11
Massachusetts 12.2 7 64 51 60 46 68 11 10 16 9 17
Michigan 2.0 48 187 131 132 129 103 34 36 27 26 16
Minnesota 1.8 49 86 82 82 75 84 12 15 12 16 15
Mississippi 9.0 12 24 39 17 34 57 5 16 8 11 12
Missouri 4.0 38 135 150 161 128 141 20 17 14 20 12
Montana 18.3 3 31 20 11 19 17 14 6 2 10 10
Nebraska 9.3 11 20 31 24 22 45 2 6 5 5 8
Nevada 7.9 15 80 67 59 42 57 6 7 2 7 4
New Hampshire 4.3 35 28 60 46 36 40 2 7 3 2 4
New Jersey 4.4 34 140 126 116 119 115 10 6 8 8 7
New Mexico 2.7 45 30 34 37 24 18 3 3 8 2 1
New York 5.8 27 160 148 211 173 197 24 23 27 28 27
North Carolina 5.9 25 148 144 148 144 145 18 19 24 28 23
North Dakota 1.6 50 15 7 11 10 10 3 5 1
Northern Mariana Islands 0.0 54 1 2 1 5 1 0
Ohio 2.5 46 125 105 127 135 136 15 9 16 15 11
Oklahoma 7.5 16 54 55 51 57 71 11 14 13 11 15
Oregon 11.2 9 53 67 60 66 70 13 13 11 10 19
Pennsylvania 3.3 42 59 58 70 87 59 8 11 7 22 11
Puerto Rico 6.6 20 1 9 12 3 1 4 3 1 2
Rhode Island 7.4 17 35 50 34 26 31 4 1 2 2 3
South Carolina 3.0 44 107 95 102 93 108 29 11 27 19 14
South Dakota 6.8 19 16 21 18 13 18 3 3 4 2 4
Tennessee 8.1 14 130 117 116 117 147 20 22 19 22 21
Texas 5.5 30 218 168 163 197 162 61 38 28 37 32
Utah 11.4 8 80 87 103 109 99 5 11 10 8 8
Vermont 0.0 55 8 4 2 7 3 5 2 3 0
Virgin Islands 16.6 4 1 2 2 1 3 1
Virginia 6.3 23 95 137 102 121 89 17 27 14 21 15
Washington 13.0 5 98 111 72 93 105 22 22 18 15 30
Washington, D.C. 0.0 56 2 1 4 2 1 0
West Virginia 7.0 18 11 32 23 17 19 1 15 8 8 4
Wisconsin 3.7 39 110 102 104 110 110 20 16 18 22 23
Wyoming 3.5 40 11 18 15 16 9 2 4 1 6 1
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