Appendix B: Trends in Fatalities, Vehicles and Population

Appendix B: Trends in Fatalities, Vehicles and Population

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Country Region Fatalities Motor vehicles Population
1985/86 1995/96 Change 1985/85 1995/96 Change 1985/85 1995/96 Change
Benin W    183    412  1.25    15,000    36,820 1.45   4,000   5,592 40%
Botswana S    198    410  1.07    41,486    82,223 0.98   1,149   1,480 29%
Cameroon W  1,123    840 −0.25   121,500   162,000 0.33  10,151  13,300 31%
Central African Rep. C     85     58 −0.32     1,862     2,147 0.15   3,000   3,208 7%
Cote D'Ivorie W    734    575 −0.22   333,518   456,000 0.37  10,650  16,150 52%
Ethiopia E  1,258  1,702  0.35    46,260    85,047 0.84  44,743  58,470 31%
Ghana W    705    987  0.4     63,306   135,000 1.13  14,045  19,200 37%
Kenya E  1,832  2,617  0.43   218,875   359,000 0.64  20,384  25,480 25%
Malawi E    533  1,382  1.59    40,000    56,430 0.41   7,380  11,640 58%
Nigeria W  9,221  6,185 −0.33        14,336  18,620 30%
Rwanda C    387    483  0.25    16,840    30,070 0.79 103,147 131,000 27%
Senegal W    483    791  0.64   106,023   119,887 0.13   6,236   9,300 49%
South Africa S  9,343  9,848  0.05 4,317,504 5,667,000 0.31   6,770   8,572 27%
Swaziland S    157    290  0.85    42,115    63,461 0.51  28,400  47,000 65%
Tanzania E  1,062  1,809  0.7    136,500   139,000 0.02     681     938 38%
Togo W    244    310  0.27    79,770   216,000 1.71  23,049  30,000 30%
Uganda E    365  1,164  2.19    41,020   130,785 2.19   3,121   4,150 33%
Zambia S    944    928 −0.02     5,332    23,494 3.41  13,972  19,848 42%
Zimbabwe S    934  1,205  0.29   282,309   355,000 0.26   8,705  11,400 31%
TOTAL 29,791 31,996  0.07 5,909,220 8,119,364 0.37 323,919 435,348 34%
Total ex. South Africa & Nigeria   11,227 15,963  0.42 5,772,720 7,980,364 0.38 296,870 399,756 0.35 

Note: Trend data: Rwanda 1985-1994, Cameroon 1985-1993, Central African Republic 1987-95
Motor vehicles--Swaziland 1987-1996, Malawi 1990-1996