Let us see the statistics of deaths in road accidents around the world.
Global Road Crash Statistics
Approximately 1.35 million people die in road crashes
each year, on average 3,700 people lose their lives every
day on the roads. An additional 20-50 million suffer
non-fatal injuries, often resulting in long-term disabilities.
Indian road crash statistics
Approximately 150,000 people die in road crashes each year
and approx.400,000 people suffer non-fatal injuries, often
resulting in long-term disabilities.Mostly earning and active people die.
Can you imagine 3 to 5 pc loss to GDP globally?
India loses $58 billion annually due to road accidents: UN study
Approximately 1.35 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes.
The2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has set an ambitious target of halving the global number of deaths and injuries from road traffic crashes by 2020.
Road traffic crashes cost most countries 3% of their gross domestic product.
More than half of all road traffic deaths are among vulnerable road users: pedestrians, cyclists, and motorcyclists.
93% of the world's fatalities on the roads occur in low- and middle-income countries, even though these countries have approximately 60% of the world's vehicles.
Road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death for children and young adults aged 5-29 years.
Every year the lives of approximately 1.35 million people are cut short as a result of a road traffic crash. Between 20 and 50 million more people suffer non-fatal injuries, with many incurring a disability as a result of their injury.
Road traffic injuries cause considerable economic losses to individuals, their families, and to nations as a whole. These losses arise from the cost of treatment as well as lost productivity for those killed or disabled by their injuries, and for family members who need to take time off work or school to care for the injured. Road traffic crashes cost most countries 3% of their gross domestic product.
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According to the Road Accidents in India 2018 report released by the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MORTH), as many as 2,385 persons, including riders (1,707) and pillion riders (678) of motorised two-wheelers, were killed in road accidents