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Indicator 3.6.1

Death rate due to road traffic injuries

Death rate due to road traffic injuries

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Headline data

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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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.

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.

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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)

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Source 1

Organisation

Department for Transport (DfT)

Periodicity

Annual

Earliest available data

2011

Geographical coverage

United Kingdom

Link to data source Casualties involved in reported road accidents (RAS30) opens in a new window
Release date

26/09/2019

Next release

01/09/2020

Statistical classification

National Statistics

Contact details

roadacc.stats@dft.gsi.gov.uk

Other information

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

26/06/2019

Next release

TBC

Statistical classification

National Statistic

Contact details

pop.info@ons.gov.uk

Other information