Transport Department - Figure 1.3 Trend of road traffic accidents (1992 - 2001)

 

 1992199319941995199619971998199920002001
A) Number of accidents:
(i) Fatal 318 336 279 247 252 229 204 202 162 167
(ii) Serious 3438 3406 3279 3243 3084 3154 3103 2808 2838 3165
(iii) Slight 11566 11727 11882 11322 11061 11393 10707 11704 11949 12299
Total 15322 15469 15440 14812 14397 14776 14014 14714 14949 15631
B) Accident rate:
(i) per 1000 population 2.64 2.61 2.55 2.39 2.24@ 2.28@ 2.14@ 2.23@ 2.24@ 2.32
(ii) per 1000 licensed vehicles 38.2 36.5 34.1 31.7 30.8 30.3 27.9 29.5 29.2 29.9
(iii) per kilometre of road 9.8 9.5 9.3 8.6 8.3 8.1 7.5 7.8 7.9 8.2
(iv) per million vehicle-kilometres 1.64 1.53 1.46 1.40 1.34 1.30 1.28 1.33 1.28 1.36

Notes : @ Revised figures