Death rate due to road traffic injuries

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Source: Department for Transport (DfT)

Geographical Area: United Kingdom

Unit of Measurement: Rate per 100,000 population

Footnote: Please note, 0-4 age band in some cases may include age 0 which was coded where the age of the casualty was not reported.

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Indicator available

Death rate due to road traffic injuries

Indicator description
Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Unit of measurement

Rate per 100,000 population

Definitions

Death rate due to road traffic injuries is defined as the number of road traffic fatal injury deaths per 100,000 population. For more information on Reported Road Casualities in Great Britain (RRCGB) please see guidance notes

Available disaggregations
Calculations

(Deaths / Population) * 100,000

Other information

Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.

Data last updated 08 October 2021
Metadata last updated 08 October 2021

This table provides information on metadata for SDG indicators as defined by the UN Statistical Commission. Complete global metadata is provided by the UN Statistics Division.

Indicator name

Death rate due to road traffic injuries

Target name

By 2020, halve the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents

Global indicator description
UN designated tier

Tier I

UN custodian agency

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Link to UN metadata United Nations Sustainable Development Goals metadata for target 3.6 opens in a new window

Source 1

Organisation

Department for Transport (DfT)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2009

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source Casualties involved in reported road accidents (RAS30) opens in a new window
Release date 30 September 2020
Next release

01/09/2021

Statistical classification

National Statistics

Contact details

roadacc.stats@dft.gov.uk

Other information

Table RAS30032, Table RAS30010, Table RAS30024, Table RAS30035

Source 2

Organisation

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

1991

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source Population Estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland opens in a new window
Release date 24 June 2020
Next release

01/06/2021

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

pop.info@ons.gov.uk

Other information

UK population estimates, 1838 to 2019 data and Regional population estimates for England and Wales, 1971 to 2019 data which can be found under the mid-2001 to mid-2019 detailed time series section, under ‘Supporting files you may find useful’.