WORLD ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORT!

More than 1,250,000 people die in fatal Road Traffic Accidents per year, over 34,000 in America alone. Alcohol is the leading cause. World and regional death rate rankings can be seen here. Add colors to the chart to correlate to the map. Regional rankings are below. Official WHO data published May 2014 is used.


 
 
 
 
 

 
1IRAN43.5
2IRAQ41.4
3VENEZUELA41.1
4GUYANA39.8
5LIBYA38.6
6DOMINICAN REP.38.5
7UGANDA37.1
8BURKINA FASO36.6
9NIGERIA35.4
10ANGOLA35.0
11GUINEA-BISSAU34.4
12OMAN33.8
13MAURITANIA33.7
14THAILAND33.6
15COMOROS32.5
16MALI32.5
17YEMEN31.6
18SUDAN31.1
19ECUADOR30.7
20NIGER30.6
21TANZANIA29.1
22ERITREA27.9
23AFGHANISTAN27.8
24PARAGUAY27.8
25SIERRA LEONE27.4
26BENIN27.3
27CHAD27.0
28TIMOR-LESTE26.6
29ZAMBIA26.5
30LESOTHO25.9
31LIBERIA25.5
32SENEGAL25.5
33SAUDI ARABIA25.3
34MALAYSIA25.2
35KENYA25.1
36JORDAN25.0
37SOUTH AFRICA24.6
38GHANA24.6
39GAMBIA24.6
40COTE D IVOIRE24.5
41EL SALVADOR24.3
42BRAZIL24.1
43RWANDA24.1
44MADAGASCAR23.4
45VIET NAM23.1
46SYRIA23.1
47NAMIBIA22.8
48DR CONGO22.5
49KYRGYZSTAN22.5
50NEPAL22.3
51MOZAMBIQUE22.2
52MALAWI22.1
53BOTSWANA22.0
54DJIBOUTI21.9
55LAOS21.8
56BURUNDI21.8
57SOUTH SUDAN21.8
58SOMALIA21.7
59HONDURAS21.4
60CAMEROON21.3
61GABON21.2
62BOLIVIA21.2
63NICARAGUA21.1
64INDIA20.7
65SOLOMON ISL.20.4
66GUINEA20.3
67PAKISTAN20.2
68ETHIOPIA20.2
69CAPE VERDE20.1
70MOROCCO20.0
71KAZAKHSTAN19.9
72INDONESIA19.7
73BELIZE19.2
74ALGERIA19.1
75TUNISIA18.6
76TAJIKISTAN18.6
77CHINA18.5
78URUGUAY18.4
79SWAZILAND18.3
80SURINAME18.3
81TOGO18.0
82CONGO17.5
83TURKMENISTAN17.4
84LEBANON17.2
85COLOMBIA17.1
86TRINIDAD/TOB.17.0
87PERU16.9
88ARMENIA16.8
89NEW GUINEA16.6
90MONGOLIA16.5
91CAMBODIA16.5
92RUSSIA16.4
93CENTRAL AFRICA16.2
94EGYPT15.3
95BAHRAIN14.9
96HAITI14.7
97MYANMAR14.6
98MONTENEGRO14.6
99BHUTAN14.5
100KUWAIT14.4
101PANAMA13.8
102MOLDOVA13.6
103GEORGIA13.4
104QATAR13.3
105ARGENTINA13.1
106SRI LANKA13.1
107AZERBAIJAN12.9
108MAURITIUS12.9
109BANGLADESH12.9
110COSTA RICA12.8
111MEXICO12.8
112JAMAICA12.7
113BELARUS12.5
114BOSNIA/HERZEG.12.5
115ALBANIA12.4
116EQU. GUINEA12.3
117GREECE12.3
118TURKEY12.2
119BRUNEI11.9
120UZBEKISTAN11.8
121BAHAMAS11.8
122ARAB EMIRATES11.7
123PHILIPPINES11.6
124CHILE11.1
125SOUTH KOREA11.1
126ZIMBABWE10.6
127POLAND10.4
128NORTH KOREA10.1
129CYPRUS10.1
130UKRAINE10.0
131UNITED STATES10.0
132CROATIA9.5
133GUATEMALA9.5
134BULGARIA9.4
135ROMANIA9.4
136PORTUGAL8.6
137LITHUANIA8.3
138NEW ZEALAND8.2
139LATVIA8.2
140SERBIA7.9
141SLOVAKIA7.6
142BELGIUM7.4
143MACEDONIA6.6
144BARBADOS6.6
145CZECH REPUBLIC6.5
146CUBA6.4
147HUNGARY6.2
148FIJI6.1
149ITALY6.0
150SLOVENIA5.9
151CANADA5.9
152AUSTRALIA5.7
153FRANCE5.6
154LUXEMBOURG5.3
155ESTONIA5.2
156AUSTRIA5.2
157SINGAPORE4.8
158FINLAND4.3
159DENMARK4.0
160GERMANY3.9
161IRELAND3.9
162ISRAEL3.9
163MALTA3.7
164SPAIN3.7
165SWITZERLAND3.6
166ICELAND3.5
167NETHERLANDS3.5
168JAPAN3.3
169UNITED KINGDOM3.0
170NORWAY2.9
171SWEDEN2.4
172MALDIVES1.1
Road Traffic Accidents
Age adjusted death rate

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Africa

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Uganda
37.14
7
2. Burkina Faso
36.56
8
3. Nigeria
35.39
9
4. Angola
34.96
10
5. Guinea-Bissau
34.37
11
6. Mauritania
33.75
13
7. Comoros
32.52
15
8. Mali
32.49
16
9. Sudan
31.13
18
10. Niger
30.59
20
11. Tanzania
29.12
21
12. Eritrea
27.94
22
13. Sierra Leone
27.40
25
14. Benin
27.30
26
15. Chad
27.04
27
16. Zambia
26.51
29
17. Lesotho
25.94
30
18. Liberia
25.48
31
19. Senegal
25.47
32
20. Kenya
25.11
35
21. South Africa
24.64
37
22. Ghana
24.60
38
23. Gambia
24.55
39
24. Cote d Ivoire
24.51
40
Region Rank Rate World Rank
25. Rwanda
24.06
43
26. Madagascar
23.43
44
27. Namibia
22.82
47
28. DR Congo
22.53
48
29. Mozambique
22.23
51
30. Malawi
22.12
52
31. Botswana
22.04
53
32. Djibouti
21.90
54
33. Burundi
21.83
56
34. South Sudan
21.80
57
35. Somalia
21.65
58
36. Cameroon
21.27
60
37. Gabon
21.23
61
38. Guinea
20.33
66
39. Ethiopia
20.16
68
40. Cape Verde
20.06
69
41. Swaziland
18.31
79
42. Togo
18.03
81
43. Congo
17.53
82
44. Central Africa
16.25
93
45. Mauritius
12.89
108
46. Equ. Guinea
12.27
116
47. Zimbabwe
10.65
126
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Asia

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Thailand
33.57
14
2. Afghanistan
27.82
23
3. Timor-Leste
26.62
28
4. Malaysia
25.25
34
5. Viet Nam
23.10
45
6. Kyrgyzstan
22.48
49
7. Nepal
22.32
50
8. Laos
21.84
55
9. India
20.74
64
10. Pakistan
20.22
67
11. Kazakhstan
19.86
71
12. Indonesia
19.68
72
13. Tajikistan
18.59
76
14. China
18.49
77
15. Turkmenistan
17.41
83
16. Armenia
16.81
88
17. Mongolia
16.51
90
Region Rank Rate World Rank
18. Cambodia
16.46
91
19. Russia
16.42
92
20. Myanmar
14.56
97
21. Bhutan
14.53
99
22. Georgia
13.38
103
23. Sri Lanka
13.05
106
24. Azerbaijan
12.89
107
25. Bangladesh
12.87
109
26. Brunei
11.90
119
27. Uzbekistan
11.84
120
28. Philippines
11.56
123
29. South Korea
11.08
125
30. North Korea
10.09
128
31. Singapore
4.75
157
32. Japan
3.28
168
33. Maldives
1.05
172
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Europe

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Montenegro
14.55
98
2. Moldova
13.57
102
3. Belarus
12.50
113
4. Bosnia/Herzeg.
12.49
114
5. Albania
12.44
115
6. Greece
12.27
117
7. Poland
10.42
127
8. Cyprus
10.07
129
9. Ukraine
10.04
130
10. Croatia
9.47
132
11. Bulgaria
9.44
134
12. Romania
9.39
135
13. Portugal
8.57
136
14. Lithuania
8.34
137
15. Latvia
8.19
139
16. Serbia
7.88
140
17. Slovakia
7.58
141
18. Belgium
7.37
142
19. Macedonia
6.59
143
20. Czech Republic
6.54
145
Region Rank Rate World Rank
21. Hungary
6.17
147
22. Italy
6.03
149
23. Slovenia
5.87
150
24. France
5.65
153
25. Luxembourg
5.26
154
26. Estonia
5.21
155
27. Austria
5.17
156
28. Finland
4.31
158
29. Denmark
3.96
159
30. Germany
3.94
160
31. Ireland
3.91
161
32. Malta
3.66
163
33. Spain
3.65
164
34. Switzerland
3.61
165
35. Iceland
3.54
166
36. Netherlands
3.51
167
37. United Kingdom
2.97
169
38. Norway
2.86
170
39. Sweden
2.36
171
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Middle East

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Iran
43.54
1
2. Iraq
41.41
2
3. Libya
38.61
5
4. Oman
33.84
12
5. Yemen
31.63
17
6. Saudi Arabia
25.33
33
7. Jordan
25.00
36
8. Syria
23.08
46
9. Morocco
19.98
70
10. Algeria
19.11
74
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Tunisia
18.61
75
12. Lebanon
17.20
84
13. Egypt
15.34
94
14. Bahrain
14.92
95
15. Kuwait
14.43
100
16. Qatar
13.33
104
17. Turkey
12.23
118
18. Arab Emirates
11.70
122
19. Israel
3.89
162
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
North America

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Dominican Rep.
38.51
6
2. Trinidad/Tob.
16.95
86
3. Haiti
14.69
96
4. Mexico
12.80
111
5. Jamaica
12.68
112
Region Rank Rate World Rank
6. Bahamas
11.79
121
7. United States
9.99
131
8. Barbados
6.58
144
9. Cuba
6.41
146
10. Canada
5.86
151
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Oceania

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Solomon Isl.
20.37
65
2. New Guinea
16.62
89
3. New Zealand
8.19
139
Region Rank Rate World Rank
4. Fiji
6.13
148
5. Australia
5.67
152
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
South America

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Venezuela
41.06
3
2. Guyana
39.80
4
3. Ecuador
30.68
19
4. Paraguay
27.76
24
5. El Salvador
24.33
41
6. Brazil
24.13
42
7. Honduras
21.43
59
8. Bolivia
21.16
62
9. Nicaragua
21.10
63
10. Belize
19.19
73
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Uruguay
18.41
78
12. Suriname
18.25
80
13. Colombia
17.05
85
14. Peru
16.86
87
15. Panama
13.77
101
16. Argentina
13.11
105
17. Costa Rica
12.84
110
18. Chile
11.11
124
19. Guatemala
9.45
133
 
 
 
 
Data Source: WHO 2014