Transport Department - Figure 1.28 Road traffic casualties by degree of injury and fatality rates (1995 - 2004)

 

 1995199619971998199920002001200220032004
A) Number of casualties:
(i) Fatal 260 263 241 221 217 171 173 171 202 166
(ii) Serious 3666 3432 3599 3627 3116 3155 3517 3426 2951 2803
(iii) Slight 15947 15447 15953 15228 16089 16103 16628 17003 15157 16433
Total 19873 19142 19793 19076 19422 19429 20318 20600 18310 19402
B) Fatality rate :
(i) per 1,000 casualties 13.1 13.7 12.2 11.6 11.2 8.8 8.5 8.3 11.0 8.6
(ii) per 1,000 accidents 17.6 18.3 16.3 15.8 14.7 11.4 11.1 11.0 14.0 11.0
(iii) per 1,000,000 population 42.0 40.9 37.1 33.8 32.8 25.7 25.7 25.2 29.7 24.1
(iv) per 1,000 totalregistered deaths in HK # 8.4 8.2 7.5 6.8 6.5 5.0 5.2 5.0 5.5 4.4
(v) per 1,000 licensed vehicles 0.56 0.56 0.49 0.44 0.43 0.33 0.33 0.33 0.39 0.31
(vi) per 1,000 millionvehicle-kilometres 24.5 24.4 21.2 20.2 19.7 14.7 15.0 14.8 18.1 14.9

Note : # Source of data - Hong Kong Monthly Digest of Statistics, Census & Statistics Department