Road safety - A few figures
1.3 million deaths on the roads in 2010. An annual cost of $ 518 billion. Discover the key figures of the global road safety.
Number of deaths on the roads every day in 2010
Number of persons injured on the roads every day in 2010
Number of deaths on the roads in 2010
Estimated number of road deaths by 2030 if nothing is done.
20% of those who die between age 5 and age 19 years are victims of road accidents
The low-income countries account for 9% of the vehicles but 42% of deaths.
Estimated number of vehicles that will roll the world in 2030, which represent about nearly twice the fleet in circulation.
According to the World Health Organization in 2030, road accidents will become the fifth leading cause of death worldwide.
According to WHO, road accidents cost a yearly $ 518 billion
Cost of road accidents in the European Union in 2004. Twice the annual budget of the European Union.
20 to 50%
Proportion of emergency admissions to hospitals in India due to road accidents
100 000 000
Number of families facing each year the death or disability of a loved one following a road accident
Weekly number of deaths due to road accidents occurred in a professional context
Reduction goal of fatalities on the road in the world through the Decade of Action for Road Safety of the United Nations
Chance of survival of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle traveling at 30km / h. These chances drop to less than 50% at 45km/h.
Reduction of the risk of death while waring a helmet.
Part of the budgets related to road infrastructure that should be devoted to road safety as recommended by the World Bank.