Transport Department - Figure 1.22 Trend of road traffic casualties (1995 - 2004)

 

 
 1995199619971998199920002001200220032004
A) Number of road traffic casualties 19873 19142 19793 19076 19422 19429 20318 20600 18310 19402
B) Number of road traffic accidents 14812 14397 14776 14014 14714 14949 15631 15576 14436 15026
C) Casualty rate :
(i) per accident 1.34 1.33 1.34 1.36 1.32 1.30 1.30 1.32 1.27 1.29
(ii) per 1,000 population 3.21 2.97 3.05 2.92 2.94 2.92 3.02 3.04 2.69 2.82
(iii) per 1000 licensed vehicles 42.5 40.9 40.6 37.9 38.9 38.0 38.9 39.2 35.0 36.7
(iv) per kilometre of road 11.6 11.0 10.8 10.2 10.3 10.2 10.6 10.7 9.5 10.0
(v) per million vehicle-kilometres 1.87 1.78 1.74 1.74 1.76 1.67 1.77 1.78 1.64 1.75