Caving Incident Database

A project of the National Speleological Society.

Year Incidents Approved Pending Review Completion
1967 20 9 11 0 45%
1968 13 3 10 1 23%
1969 12 5 7 0 42%
1970 13 4 9 1 31%
1971 12 2 10 0 17%
1972 21 8 13 0 38%
1973 39 9 30 0 23%
1974 33 5 28 0 15%
1975 39 12 27 2 31%
1976 19 3 16 0 16%
1977 31 3 28 3 10%
1978 30 1 29 1 3%
1979 33 0 33 0 0%
1980 34 1 33 0 3%
1981 45 2 43 1 4%
1982 48 5 43 0 10%
1983 62 2 60 0 3%
1984 69 3 66 0 4%
1985 63 1 62 0 2%
Total 636 78 504 9 12%

Legend

  • Incidents — total number of incidents recorded.
  • Approved — number of incidents that have been edited and approved as correct.
  • Pending — number of incidents that require data to be added.
  • Review — number of incidents that have editing notes, indicating they require review or there is a problem with the data.
  • Completion — percentage of incidents that have been marked as approved.