Drowning statistics in Spain 2019

Deaths by drowning in aquatic areas in Spain have risen by 19.23 percent so far this year in relation to the same date of 2018, going from 182 to 217.

Isabel García Sanz, President of the Royal Spanish Lifesaving Federation, called for the implementation of a State Plan for Aquatic Safety as a result of a basic legislation that is applicable in the whole of the national territory, and the creation of an administrative structure in the General State Administration, at least with the level of Management General, who is responsible for its execution with skills in training, prevention and regulation