Published On: Tue, Feb 23rd, 2016

The Worst Countries For Road Traffic Fatalities

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According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), an estimated 1.3 million people die in road accidents around the world each year. Car crashes have become the leading cause of death for people aged between 5 and 29 years old and they cost the global economy up to $500 billion annually. Libya has by far the most deaths per capita – 73.4 per 100, 000 inhabitants. Thailand comes a distant second with 36.2 while Malawi is in third place with 35.

Number of fatal passenger car crashes in the United States from 1995 to 2013

This statistic represents the number of fatal passenger car crashes in the United States from 1991 through 2013. While the number of registered passenger cars in the United States increased by around 7.6 million units between 2000 and 2010, the number of fatal crashes fell by around 10, 000.

 

This chart shows road deaths per 100, 000 inhabitants in 2013.

Infographic: The Worst Countries For Road Traffic Fatalities | Statista

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