WORLD ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORT!

More than 1,300,000 people die in fatal Road Traffic Accidents per year, over 35,000 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.


 
 
 
 
 

 
1ZIMBABWE75.0
2SAO TOME47.9
3RWANDA46.6
4LIBERIA46.2
5BURUNDI46.0
6UGANDA45.7
7MOZAMBIQUE44.5
8GAMBIA43.8
9TANZANIA43.6
10MALAWI43.1
11VENEZUELA42.2
12COMOROS41.8
13MADAGASCAR40.5
14BURKINA FASO39.6
15TOGO39.3
16KENYA39.2
17SENEGAL38.4
18SOUTH SUDAN37.8
19BENIN37.6
20ERITREA37.4
21DR CONGO36.9
22ETHIOPIA36.4
23SOMALIA35.9
24ZAMBIA35.4
25NIGER35.4
26SIERRA LEONE35.4
27SUDAN35.2
28CAMEROON35.1
29CENTRAL AFRICA35.0
30GUINEA34.9
31GHANA33.2
32CONGO33.0
33GUINEA-BISSAU31.9
34SAUDI ARABIA31.9
35DJIBOUTI30.8
36MALI30.8
37COTE D IVOIRE30.7
38IRAN30.3
39MAURITANIA29.7
40DOMINICAN REP.29.6
41ANGOLA29.5
42JORDAN29.4
43CHAD29.4
44THAILAND28.3
45NAMIBIA28.0
46LIBYA27.7
47OMAN27.7
48SWAZILAND27.2
49LESOTHO26.8
50YEMEN26.2
51GABON26.0
52BELIZE25.9
53ALGERIA25.9
54SYRIA25.8
55BOLIVIA25.6
56CAPE VERDE25.2
57PARAGUAY25.2
58NIGERIA24.8
59MALAYSIA24.5
60SOLOMON ISL.23.7
61EQU. GUINEA23.6
62VIET NAM23.6
63KAZAKHSTAN23.3
64GUATEMALA22.6
65HONDURAS22.5
66TUNISIA22.5
67INDIA22.5
68SOUTH AFRICA22.5
69IRAQ22.3
70KYRGYZSTAN22.3
71BOTSWANA22.2
72BRAZIL22.0
73KUWAIT21.3
74ECUADOR21.2
75MONGOLIA20.9
76NEW GUINEA20.9
77TAJIKISTAN20.7
78CAMBODIA20.5
79NEPAL20.1
80MYANMAR20.1
81MOROCCO19.7
82NORTH KOREA19.7
83EL SALVADOR19.5
84TIMOR-LESTE19.3
85SAMOA19.2
86LEBANON19.2
87HAITI19.2
88SURINAME19.1
89COLOMBIA18.8
90AFGHANISTAN18.7
91VANUATU18.4
92SAINT LUCIA18.4
93TURKMENISTAN17.6
94CHINA17.5
95INDONESIA16.6
96NICARAGUA16.6
97URUGUAY16.5
98SRI LANKA16.3
99LAOS16.1
100BHUTAN15.9
101GUYANA15.9
102RUSSIA15.9
103BANGLADESH15.6
104PAKISTAN15.4
105QATAR14.9
106SAINT VINCENT14.5
107ARMENIA14.5
108EGYPT14.5
109COSTA RICA14.3
110PERU14.0
111ARGENTINA13.4
112BOSNIA/HERZEG.12.7
113TRINIDAD/TOB.12.5
114ALBANIA12.3
115MEXICO12.1
116PHILIPPINES11.8
117MAURITIUS11.8
118LITHUANIA11.3
119ANTIGUA/BAR.11.2
120BELARUS11.2
121PANAMA10.8
122CHILE10.7
123GEORGIA10.7
124UZBEKISTAN10.5
125BAHAMAS10.4
126ARAB EMIRATES10.4
127UNITED STATES10.0
128MOLDOVA9.9
129AZERBAIJAN9.8
130JAMAICA9.8
131UKRAINE9.1
132SOUTH KOREA9.0
133MONTENEGRO9.0
134LATVIA8.8
135TURKEY8.8
136CROATIA8.2
137BRUNEI8.1
138BAHRAIN8.0
139POLAND7.9
140ROMANIA7.9
141SEYCHELLES7.8
142SLOVAKIA7.3
143TONGA7.0
144MACEDONIA7.0
145GREECE7.0
146GRENADA6.7
147LUXEMBOURG6.7
148BELGIUM6.6
149CUBA6.5
150BULGARIA6.4
151SERBIA6.4
152HUNGARY6.2
153PORTUGAL6.1
154FIJI6.1
155CZECH REPUBLIC6.0
156ESTONIA5.9
157SLOVENIA5.8
158NEW ZEALAND5.7
159CYPRUS5.7
160CANADA5.3
161BARBADOS5.1
162AUSTRALIA4.9
163FRANCE4.9
164AUSTRIA4.7
165ITALY4.7
166MALTA4.6
167MALDIVES4.0
168IRELAND4.0
169FINLAND3.7
170GERMANY3.5
171ICELAND3.3
172ISRAEL3.3
173SINGAPORE3.2
174JAPAN3.0
175SPAIN2.9
176NORWAY2.9
177DENMARK2.9
178SWITZERLAND2.8
179NETHERLANDS2.8
180UNITED KINGDOM2.6
181KIRIBATI2.6
182SWEDEN2.5
183MICRONESIA2.3
Road Traffic Accidents
Age adjusted death rate

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Africa

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Zimbabwe
75.02
1
2. Sao Tome
47.90
2
3. Rwanda
46.59
3
4. Liberia
46.20
4
5. Burundi
45.95
5
6. Uganda
45.69
6
7. Mozambique
44.52
7
8. Gambia
43.85
8
9. Tanzania
43.56
9
10. Malawi
43.10
10
11. Comoros
41.83
12
12. Madagascar
40.55
13
13. Burkina Faso
39.57
14
14. Togo
39.30
15
15. Kenya
39.22
16
16. Senegal
38.40
17
17. South Sudan
37.80
18
18. Benin
37.57
19
19. Eritrea
37.37
20
20. DR Congo
36.88
21
21. Ethiopia
36.36
22
22. Somalia
35.88
23
23. Zambia
35.43
24
24. Niger
35.37
25
25. Sierra Leone
35.37
26
Region Rank Rate World Rank
26. Sudan
35.23
27
27. Cameroon
35.06
28
28. Central Africa
35.05
29
29. Guinea
34.95
30
30. Ghana
33.17
31
31. Congo
33.04
32
32. Guinea-Bissau
31.94
33
33. Djibouti
30.82
35
34. Mali
30.75
36
35. Cote d Ivoire
30.69
37
36. Mauritania
29.67
39
37. Angola
29.48
41
38. Chad
29.39
43
39. Namibia
27.96
45
40. Swaziland
27.25
48
41. Lesotho
26.76
49
42. Gabon
25.99
51
43. Cape Verde
25.16
56
44. Nigeria
24.75
58
45. Equ. Guinea
23.63
61
46. South Africa
22.46
68
47. Botswana
22.23
71
48. Mauritius
11.81
117
49. Seychelles
7.79
141
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Asia

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Thailand
28.28
44
2. Malaysia
24.51
59
3. Viet Nam
23.60
62
4. Kazakhstan
23.26
63
5. India
22.51
67
6. Kyrgyzstan
22.28
70
7. Mongolia
20.89
75
8. Tajikistan
20.68
77
9. Cambodia
20.50
78
10. Nepal
20.13
79
11. Myanmar
20.10
80
12. North Korea
19.67
82
13. Timor-Leste
19.34
84
14. Afghanistan
18.73
90
15. Turkmenistan
17.64
93
16. China
17.50
94
17. Indonesia
16.64
95
Region Rank Rate World Rank
18. Sri Lanka
16.33
98
19. Laos
16.13
99
20. Bhutan
15.91
100
21. Russia
15.85
102
22. Bangladesh
15.56
103
23. Pakistan
15.42
104
24. Armenia
14.52
107
25. Philippines
11.82
116
26. Georgia
10.68
123
27. Uzbekistan
10.54
124
28. Azerbaijan
9.78
129
29. South Korea
9.05
132
30. Brunei
8.05
137
31. Maldives
4.03
167
32. Singapore
3.24
173
33. Japan
3.04
174
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Europe

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Bosnia/Herzeg.
12.65
112
2. Albania
12.32
114
3. Lithuania
11.34
118
4. Belarus
11.16
120
5. Moldova
9.90
128
6. Ukraine
9.11
131
7. Montenegro
9.01
133
8. Latvia
8.85
134
9. Croatia
8.22
136
10. Poland
7.93
139
11. Romania
7.89
140
12. Slovakia
7.30
142
13. Macedonia
7.02
144
14. Greece
7.00
145
15. Luxembourg
6.71
147
16. Belgium
6.61
148
17. Bulgaria
6.40
150
18. Serbia
6.38
151
19. Hungary
6.22
152
20. Portugal
6.11
153
Region Rank Rate World Rank
21. Czech Republic
5.97
155
22. Estonia
5.94
156
23. Slovenia
5.75
157
24. Cyprus
5.65
159
25. France
4.86
163
26. Austria
4.74
164
27. Italy
4.72
165
28. Malta
4.62
166
29. Ireland
4.01
168
30. Finland
3.73
169
31. Germany
3.54
170
32. Iceland
3.27
171
33. Spain
2.94
175
34. Norway
2.93
176
35. Denmark
2.89
177
36. Switzerland
2.82
178
37. Netherlands
2.81
179
38. United Kingdom
2.58
180
39. Sweden
2.49
182
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Middle East

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Saudi Arabia
31.91
34
2. Iran
30.32
38
3. Jordan
29.41
42
4. Libya
27.75
46
5. Oman
27.68
47
6. Yemen
26.17
50
7. Algeria
25.91
53
8. Syria
25.83
54
9. Tunisia
22.51
66
10. Iraq
22.34
69
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Kuwait
21.27
73
12. Morocco
19.75
81
13. Lebanon
19.22
86
14. Qatar
14.92
105
15. Egypt
14.46
108
16. Arab Emirates
10.39
126
17. Turkey
8.85
135
18. Bahrain
8.04
138
19. Israel
3.27
172
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
North America

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Dominican Rep.
29.63
40
2. Haiti
19.21
87
3. Saint Lucia
18.37
92
4. Saint Vincent
14.54
106
5. Trinidad/Tob.
12.52
113
6. Mexico
12.13
115
7. Antigua/Bar.
11.21
119
Region Rank Rate World Rank
8. Bahamas
10.42
125
9. United States
10.04
127
10. Jamaica
9.75
130
11. Grenada
6.72
146
12. Cuba
6.50
149
13. Canada
5.26
160
14. Barbados
5.09
161
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Oceania

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Solomon Isl.
23.67
60
2. New Guinea
20.89
76
3. Samoa
19.23
85
4. Vanuatu
18.42
91
5. Tonga
7.02
143
Region Rank Rate World Rank
6. Fiji
6.10
154
7. New Zealand
5.74
158
8. Australia
4.94
162
9. Kiribati
2.57
181
10. Micronesia
2.34
183
 
 
 
 

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
South America

 
Death Rate per 100,000
GOOD
 
 
 
POOR
Region Rank Rate World Rank
1. Venezuela
42.18
11
2. Belize
25.94
52
3. Bolivia
25.61
55
4. Paraguay
25.16
57
5. Guatemala
22.55
64
6. Honduras
22.52
65
7. Brazil
21.96
72
8. Ecuador
21.22
74
9. El Salvador
19.50
83
10. Suriname
19.14
88
Region Rank Rate World Rank
11. Colombia
18.82
89
12. Nicaragua
16.56
96
13. Uruguay
16.49
97
14. Guyana
15.88
101
15. Costa Rica
14.32
109
16. Peru
14.01
110
17. Argentina
13.39
111
18. Panama
10.84
121
19. Chile
10.74
122
 
 
 
 
ICD-10 CODES: V01-V04, V06, V09-V80, V87, V89, V99
Data rounded. Decimals affect ranking.
Data Source: WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION
Age Adjusted Death Rate Estimates: 2017
Calculations Provided by World Life Expectancy
Data Accuracy Not Guaranteed
WHO Excludes Cause of Death Data For the following countries: Andorra, Cook Islands, Dominica, Marshall Islands, Monaco, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Saint Kitts, San Marino, Tuvalu.