Transport Department - Figure 1.22 Trend of road traffic casualties (1994 - 2003)

 

 1994199519961997199819992000200120022003
A) Number of road traffic casualties 20749 19873 19142 19793 19076 19422 19429 20318 20600 18310
B) Number of road traffic accidents 15440 14812 14397 14776 14014 14714 14949 15631 15576 14436
C) Casualty rate :
(i) per accident 1.34 1.34 1.33 1.34 1.36 1.32 1.30 1.30 1.32 1.27
(ii) per 1,000 population 3.42 3.21 2.97 3.05 2.92 2.94 2.92 3.02 3.04 2.69
(iii) per 1000 licensed vehicles 45.9 42.5 40.9 40.6 37.9 38.9 38.0 38.9 39.2 35.0
(iv) per kilometre of road 12.5 11.6 11.0 10.8 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.6 10.7 9.5
(v) per million vehicle-kilometres 1.96 1.87 1.78 1.74 1.74 1.76 1.67 1.77 1.78 1.64