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Amusement Ride Injuries, 2003–2013

Find the self-reported injury statistics from U.S. fixed-site amusement and theme parks, tourist attractions, and family entertainment centers; including family and adult rides, roller coasters, and children's rides.

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Year Est. number of U.S. facilities Est. annual attendance (millions Est. annual ridership (billions) Est. annual ride-related injuries Injuries per million attendance
2003 403 300.4 1.95 2,044 7.0
2004 403 300.0 1.81 1,637 5.2
2005 398 300.4 1.82 1,783 5.2
2006 395 291.7 1.76 1,797 6.6
2007 395 292.1 1.78 1,664 4.6
2008 422 291.2 1.70 1,523 4.7
2009 398 278.4 1.69 1,181 4.4
2010 386 290.1 1.70 1,299 4.4
2011 383 297.4 1.69 1,204 4.3
2012 373 324.1 1.51 1,424 4.6
2013 357 315.2 1.38 1,356 4.7

Source: International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions; National Safety Council: Fixed-Site Amusement Ride Injury Survey, Updates.
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