Transport Department - Figure 1.28 Road traffic casualties by degree of injury and fatality rates (1992 - 2001)

 

 1992199319941995199619971998199920002001
A) Number of casualties:
(i) Fatal 328 351 296 260 263 241 221 217 171 173
(ii) Serious 3806 3819 3703 3666 3432 3599 3627 3116 3155 3517
(iii) Slight 16649 16739 16750 15947 15447 15953 15228 16089 16103 16628
Total 20783 20909 20749 19873 19142 19793 19076 19422 19429 20318
B) Fatality rate :
(i) per 1,000 casualties 15.8 16.8 14.3 13.1 13.7 12.2 11.6 11.2 8.8 8.5
(ii) per 1,000 accidents 21.4 22.7 19.2 17.6 18.3 16.3 15.8 14.7 11.4 11.1
(iii) per 1,000,000 population 56.4 59.3 48.8 42.0 40.9@ 37.1@ 33.8@ 32.8@ 25.7@ 25.7
(iv) per 1,000 totalregistered deaths in HK # 10.7 11.6 9.8 8.4 8.2 7.5 6.8 6.5 5.0 5.2
(v) per 1,000 licensed vehicles 0.82 0.83 0.65 0.56 0.56 0.49 0.44 0.43 0.33 0.33
(vi) per 1,000 millionvehicle-kilometres 35.0@ 34.8 28.0 24.5 24.4 21.2 20.2 19.7 14.7 15.0

Notes : (1) # Source of data - Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics, Census & Statistics Department
(2) @ Revised figures