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Title: Reported road casualties in Great Britain: provisional estimates year ending June 2019

Organisation: Department for Transport
Date uploaded: 17th December 2019
Date published/launched: November 2019

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This publication provides an estimate of the number of personal-injury road traffic accidents in Great Britain that were reported to the police for the year ending June 2019. It also includes the number of people killed or injured in these accidents and which road user group they were in. These figures are provisional as they might change following the end of year validation process.

- There were 1,870 road deaths in the year ending June 2019 which is an increase compared to the previous year. This change is not statistically significant and long-term trends are broadly stable since 2010.

- There were 27,820 people killed or seriously injured (KSI) reported to the police in the year ending June 2019. This compares to 26,724 in the year ending June 2018 and is a statistically significant increase of 4%, at the 95% confidence level.

- There were 157,630 casualties of all severities in the year ending June 2019, down by 5% from the previous year. This change is statistically significant at the 95% confidence level.

- The overall casualty rate per vehicle mile decreased by 5% over the same period.

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