Table 3.1 - Road Safety Summary Statistics

Table 3.1 - Road Safety Summary Statistics

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Country Year Fatalities Injuries Motor Vehicles 1996 Fatality Rate * Pop. 1996 (000's) Fatality Risk** Motorisation Level ***
EAST AFRICA
Eritrea 1996 129 35,441 36 3,840 3 9
Ethiopia 1998 1,693 7,455 85,047 199 58,470 3 1
Kenya 1995 2,617 22,993 359,000 73 25,480 10 14
Madagascar 1995 25 823 78,210 3 15,200 1 5
Malawi 1996 1,382 3,849 56,430 245 11,640 12 5
Somalia 1996 7,520 10,450 1
Tanzania 1998 1,583 11,381 139,000 114 30,000 5 5
Uganda 1997 1,575 6,212 130,785 122 19,848 8 7
CENTRAL AFRICA
Burundi 1996 37,240 6,720 6
Central African Rep 1995 58 519 643 902 3,208 2 0
Chad 1993 22 427 26,000 8 3,280 1 8
Congo 1994 124 903 53,000 23 2,640 5 20
D R Congo 48,040
Mali 1996 44,550 9,100 5
Niger 1998 245 2,050 53,460 46 10,000 2 5
Rwanda 1994 483 30,070 161 9,300 5 3
Sudan 1986 665 6,055 338,000 20 32,670 2 10
SOUTHERN AFRICA
Angola 1985 132 232,000 6 11,520 1 20
Botswana 1998 453 6,430 82,223 55 1,480 31 56
Lesotho 1993 326 1,650 37,620 87 2,220 15 17
Mozambique 1997 805 5,686 12,350 652 18,620 4 1
Namibia 1996 127 3,436 6,720 2
South Africa 1998 9,068 128,440 5,667,000 16 47,000 19 121
Swaziland 1996 290 1,659 63,461 46 938 31 68
Zambia 1996 928 5,564 237,000 39 10,450 9 23
Zimbabwe 1996 1,205 18,070 355,000 34 11,400 11 31
WEST AFRICA
Benin 1996 412 2,970 45,830 90 5,592 7 8
Burkina Faso 56,430 10,560 5
Cameroon 1994 840 5,312 162,000 52 13,300 6 12
Cote d'Ivoire 1995 575 16,700 456,000 13 16,150 4 28
Equatorial Guinea 2,040 460 4
Gabon 1994 43 872 41,000 10 1,420 3 29
Gambia 17,640 1,060 17
Ghana 1998 1,646 11,083 135,000 122 19,200 9 7
Guinea 1993 423 3,906 35,000 121 7,120 6 5
Guinea Bissau 12,740 1,260 10
Liberia 1987 80 294 41,160 19 3,560 2 12
Mauritania 29,400 2,400 12
Nigeria 1995 6,185 13,329 1,379,000 45 65,500 9 21
Senegal 1995 791 8,783 119,887 66 8,572 9 14
Sierra Leone 1997 135 1,062 26,104 52 4,550 3 6
Togo 1996 310 23,494 132 4,150 7 6
TOTAL (42 countries) 35,375 297913 10743775 575088

*Fatalities per 10,000 vehicles

**Fatalities per 100,000 population

***Vehicles per 1,000 population