Motorbike rides, rampant drinking and the country where 212 mostly young tourists have died… so what is the most dangerous place for Australians to holiday?
Thailand topped the list of most dangerous holiday destinations for Australians
There were 212 Australian tourists who died in Thailand in the past year alone
Deaths and injuries in Thailand soared 26 per cent higher than the year before
There were more Australians arrested and jailed in the US than anywhere else
Thailand has topped the list of most dangerous holiday destinations with the most Australians killed there in the past year than anywhere else in the world.
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade statistics released on May 31 reveal the countries where more Australians have died, been hospitalised and imprisoned in the past year.
DFAT told Daily Mail Australia there were 621 Australian lives lost in just five countries in the past year, with Thailand topping the list with 212.
Thailand was followed by the Philippines with 124, Indonesia with 97 and both Vietnam and the US with 94.
There were also more Australians hospitalised in Thailand than anywhere else, with 200 admissions in the past year.
Indonesia had the second highest number of Australian tourists hospitalised with 161, followed by the US with 119, New Caledonia with 104 and Vietnam with 76.
Deaths and injuries in Thailand soared 26 per cent higher than the year before, despite the number of Australian visitors dropping by five per cent, the Courier Mail reports.
Emily Collie, 20, was just one young Australian to lose her life in Thailand this year.