Using data from the Department of Transport, we have visualised road casualty data for 2018-2021.
After travel restrictions during lockdowns reduced the number of collisions and casualties, we are now seeing a return to pre-pandemic trends.
The final statistics show:
- An estimated 1,558 reported road deaths in 2021, a decrease of 11% from pre-pandemic levels (2019)
- A rate of 5.2 fatalities per billion vehicle miles in 2021, a higher rate compared with 2019 and a lower rate compared with 2020
- An estimated 27,450 killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualties in 2021, a decrease of 11% compared to 2019, with a casualty rate of 91 KSIs per billion vehicle miles, a similar rate compared with 2019.
- An estimated 128,209 casualties of all severities in 2021, a decrease of 16% compared to 2019, with 425 casualties per billion vehicle miles, a lower rate compared with 2019
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