How Safe is Hunting by Young People? See the Statistics
from C.A.S.H. Committee To Abolish Sport Hunting

Of 333 documented hunting accidents in our database for the years 2004 and 2005, the percentages break down like this:

  • 63 accidents (injuries and fatalities combined) of children aged 18 and younger (18.92% of all accidents)
  • 34 accidents that resulted in injury to children aged 18 and younger (10.21% of all accidents)
  • 29 accidents fatal to children aged 18 and younger (8.71% of all accidents)
  • 27 injuries of children aged 11-18 (8.11% of all accidents)
  • 7 injuries of children aged 10 and younger (2.10% of all accidents)
  • 27 fatalities of children aged 11-18 (8.11% of all accidents)
  • 2 fatalities of children 10 and younger (0.61% of all accidents)
  • Of 333 hunting accidents that I came across for 2004 & 2005, 135 of them resulted in fatalities (40.54% of all accidents).