Fire services; assistance, object and activities 1985-2013

Fire services; assistance, object and activities 1985-2013

Region and municipal size Years Assistances Total assistances (number) Assistances Assistances in buildings Total assistances in buildings (number) Assistances Assistances not in buildings Total assistance, not in buildings (number) Victims Dead Total dead (number) Victims Wounded Total wounded (number) Rescues Total rescues (number) First aid Total first aid (number)
Total Netherlands 2013 49,383 28,365 21,018 640 5,140 9,168 5,054
North of the Netherlands (LD) 2013 3,009 1,096 1,913 59 424 762 280
East of the Netherlands (LD) 2013 7,066 2,001 5,065 133 1,220 1,917 1,097
West of the Netherlands (LD) 2013 31,693 22,500 9,193 329 2,507 4,628 2,676
South of the Netherlands) (LD) 2013 7,615 2,768 4,847 119 989 1,861 1,001
Groningen (PV) 2013 958 334 624 26 228 300 150
Friesland (PV) 2013 1,143 356 787 16 143 242 122
Drenthe (PV) 2013 908 406 502 17 53 220 8
Overijssel (PV) 2013 1,884 717 1,167 42 343 544 284
Flevoland (PV) 2013 824 223 601 11 47 238 94
Gelderland (PV) 2013 4,358 1,061 3,297 80 830 1,135 719
Utrecht (PV) 2013 2,615 996 1,619 61 355 689 322
Noord-Holland (PV) 2013 12,529 9,601 2,928 200 1,371 2,779 1,686
Zuid-Holland (PV) 2013 15,893 11,695 4,198 46 537 888 425
Zeeland (PV) 2013 656 208 448 22 244 272 243
Noord-Brabant (PV) 2013 5,213 1,500 3,713 101 795 1,472 754
Limburg (PV) 2013 2,402 1,268 1,134 18 194 389 247
250.000 and more inhabitants 2013 12,391 10,156 2,235 193 1,001 2,201 1,342
150.000 to 250.000 inhabitants 2013 4,284 2,384 1,900 93 652 1,055 676
100.000 to 150.000 inhabitants 2013 5,655 2,988 2,667 42 312 753 289
50.000 to 100.000 inhabitants 2013 9,176 5,415 3,761 72 803 1,559 686
20.000 to 50.000 inhabitants 2013 13,341 5,872 7,469 197 1,704 2,716 1,417
More than 20.000 inhabitants 2013 4,536 1,550 2,986 43 668 884 644
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table contains information on (technical) assistances, other than fire fighting, by the municipal fire brigades. The information concerns:
- assistances in buildings (specified by kind)
- assistances at other locations (specified by location)
- assistances by kind
- victims (dead and wounded)
- rescues (freeing people)
- first aid to victims.
Information about false alarms is not included. Victims, rescues and first aid concerning active fire men is not
included. Also, information about assistances by other organisations (e.g. internal fire brigades in companies) is not included in this table.

The data are available by region, province and groups of cities.

For the year 2008 no information is available for the provinces Noord-Holland, Friesland, the regions North of the Netherlands, West of the Netherlands and municipal size.

For the year 2009, no information is available about both fire and assistance reports in the provinces Noord-Holland, Flevoland, the regions East of the Netherlands, West of the Netherlands and division of cities.

Data available from 1985 to 2013.

Status of the figures:
The data are final.

Changes as of: 20 January 2017
The data on 2013 are final and the table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable.
This table is replaced by the following tables:'Branden en hulpverleningen; meldingen bij de brandweermeldkamer, regio', 'Branden en hulpverleningen; alarmering van de brandweer, regio' en 'Branden; reactietijden van de brandweer, regio' (only in Dutch). See section 3 for links to relevant tables.

Description topics

Assistances
Total assistances
Assistances in buildings
Total assistances in buildings
Assistances not in buildings
Total assistance, not in buildings
Victims
Dead and wounded persons from events, not being fires, in which
the fire brigade is called upon.
Dead
Total dead
Wounded
Total wounded
Rescues
Freeing of people from a situation they cannot free themselves.
It concerns events, not being fires, in which the fire brigade is called
upon.
Total rescues
First aid
Lend of first aid by events, not being fires, in which the fire brigade
is called upon.
Excluding first aid to firemen on duty.
Total first aid