Transport Department - Figure 5.9 Casualties of passengers by seat occupied by class of vehicle by degree of injury 2004

 

Class of vehicleDegree of injurySeat occupied
Front near-side Rear
Private car passenger Fatal 2 (1) 7 (6)
Serious 83 (78) 83 (76)
Slight 714(696) 667 (631)
Sub-total 799(775) 757 (713)
Taxi passenger Fatal 0 (0) 1 (0)
Serious 11 (11) 58 (55)
Slight 69 (66) 707 (649)
Sub-total 80 (77) 766 (704)
Light goods vehicle passenger Fatal 3 (0) 0 [0]
Serious 34 (32) 22 [0]
Slight 251 (239) 167 [2]
Sub-total 288 (271) 189 [2]
Medium & heavy goods vehicle passenger Fatal 0 (0) 0 [0]
Serious 12 (10) 0 [0]
Slight 38 (36) 18 [0]
Sub-total 50 (46) 18 [0]
Public light bus passenger Fatal 0 (0) 2 (0)
Serious 4 (0) 64 (12)
Slight 33 (15) 726 (189)
Sub-total 37 (15) 792 (201)
Public bus passenger Fatal 0 4 ((2))
Serious 4 179 ((89))
Slight 40 1923 ((810))
Sub-total 44 2106 ((901))
Motor cycle passenger Fatal - 0 {0}
Serious - 29 {28}
Slight - 221 {217}
Sub-total - 250 {245}
All vehicle passengers Fatal 5 14
Serious 148 445
Slight 1157 4694
Total 1310 5153

Notes :  
(1) Figures in ( ) denote passenger casualties with seat belt worn
(2) Figures in [ ] denote passenger casualties of goods vehicles with proper seat in goods compartment
(3) Figures in (( )) denote standing passenger casualties of public buses
(4) Figures in { } denote passenger casualties of motor cycles with crash helmet worn