Organisation: Department for Transport
Date of Publication: 25 May 2022
Uploaded to Knowledge Centre: 7 June 2022
This release provides an estimate of the number of personal injury road traffic casualties in Great Britain that were reported by the police to the Department for Transport in 2021 using the STATS19 reporting system.
It also includes an estimate of the severity, road user group, age and sex of these casualties, compared with previous years. These figures are provisional as they will change following the end of year validation process.
The data shows that there were 1,560 road deaths, a year-on-year rise of 7%.
There were also year-on-year rises in the number of KSI casualties (13%) and the total number of casualties (11%).
However, figures have not returned to pre-pandemic levels.
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