Statistical data set

Reported road accidents, vehicles and casualties tables for Great Britain

Detailed statistics about reported personal injury road accidents for Great Britain, vehicles and casualties involved.

Final annual road casualty statistics for 2021 are scheduled for publication in September. We are planning to make some changes to terminology and the published data tables for this publication. Details are set out in our forthcoming changes guidance and we would welcome any feedback via our short user survey in relation to these changes or any other aspects of our road safety statistics.

Please email the team road accident and safety statistics for further details if required.

Reported road accidents (RAS10)

Reported personal injury road accidents (Excel data tables) (ZIP, 543 KB)

Overview

RAS10013: Accidents by severity since 1979 (ODS, 10.6 KB)

Types of accident

RAS10001: Accidents by speed limit, road class and severity (ODS, 42.7 KB)

RAS10002: Accidents and accident rates by road class and severity (ODS, 16.4 KB)

RAS10010: Single vehicle accidents by object hit off carriageway, built-up and non-built-up roads, severity (ODS, 51.3 KB)

Casualties and vehicles involved

RAS10012: Accidents involving pedestrians and one vehicle by severity and vehicle type (ODS, 41.5 KB)

Areas and authorities

RAS10014: Accidents by country, English region, local authority and road class (ODS, 120 KB)

RAS10015: Accidents by country, English region, local authority, road surface condition and severity (ODS, 193 KB)

Vehicles in reported road accidents (RAS20)

RAS20: Vehicles in reported accidents - all tables (Excel) (ZIP, 628 KB)

RAS20009: Types of vehicles involved in accidents since 1979 (ODS, 10.3 KB)

Types of vehicle and accident

RAS20003: Vehicle type and accident severity (ODS, 51 KB)

RAS20004: Vehicle type, built-up and non built-up roads, road class and accident severity (ODS, 66.8 KB)

RAS20008: Vehicle type and manoeuvre (ODS, 46 KB)

RAS20010: Vehicle type and journey purpose of driver or rider (ODS, 28.4 KB)

Vehicles involved

RAS20001: Vehicle numbers and involvement rates by vehicle type and accident severity (ODS, 26.6 KB)

RAS20005: Vehicle involvement rates by vehicle type, urban and rural roads, road class, traffic and accident severity (ODS, 127 KB)

Drivers

RAS20002: Drivers in accidents by gender, number injured, road user type and age (ODS, 75.3 KB)

Casualties in reported road accidents (RAS30)

RAS30: Casualties in reported accidents - all tables (Excel) (ZIP, 2.46 MB)

Overview

RAS30059: Casualties by severity since 1979 (ODS, 19.6 KB)

RAS30064: Casualties and rates by road user type, severity and age since 1979 (ODS, 129 KB)

Types of casualty

RAS30001: Casualties by road user type and severity (ODS, 38.9 KB)

RAS30010: Casualties by gender, road user type and severity (ODS, 30.2 KB)

RAS30011: Killed or seriously injured casualties by gender, road user type and age (ODS, 83.9 KB)

RAS30024: Casualties by age band, road user type and severity (ODS, 79.8 KB)

RAS30026: Pedestrian casualty locations by age band and severity (ODS, 46.2 KB)

RAS30027: Pedestrian casualties by location, age, road crossing type and severity (ODS, 43.2 KB)

Types of road

RAS30006: Casualties by speed limit, road class and severity (ODS, 42.1 KB)

RAS30081: Casualties on the strategic road network by road class and severity: England (ODS, 8.69 KB)

Types of accident

RAS30012: Casualties by time of accident and severity (ODS, 13.1 KB)

RAS30020: Casualties and casualty rates by month, road user type and severity (ODS, 29.6 KB)

Vehicles and pedestrians involved

RAS30017: Casualties by types of vehicles involved, built-up and non built-up roads, road class and severity (ODS, 62 KB)

RAS30018: Casualty and accident rates by urban and rural roads, road class, road user type, pedestrian involvement and severity (ODS, 122 KB)

Areas and authorities

RAS30007: Casualties by severity and police force area (ODS, 53.8 KB)

RAS30032: Casualties by region, country and severity: United Kingdom (ODS, 13.7 KB)

RAS30034: Casualties by severity, road user type and country: United Kingdom (ODS, 42.4 KB)

RAS30038: Casualties by severity, region and local authority: England (ODS, 98.2 KB)

RAS30040: Casualty rate per billion vehicle miles and kilometres by local authority: England (ODS, 258 KB)

RAS30043: Casualties by severity, region, local authority and road user type: England (ODS, 984 KB)

Rates and risks

RAS30013: Casualty rate by road user type and severity (ODS, 16 KB)

RAS30025: Casualty rate by age band, road user type and severity (ODS, 118 KB)

RAS30070: Relative risk of different forms of transport (ODS, 19.9 KB)

Causes of death

RAS30035: All cause, accidental and road deaths by age and gender (ODS, 51.7 KB)

Reported road accidents, casualties and vehicles (RAS40)

RAS40: Reported accidents, casualties and vehicles - all tables (Excel) (ZIP, 238 KB)

Overview

RAS40006: Summary statistics since 2009 (ODS, 21.6 KB)

RAS40007: Reported road accidents and casualties since 1950 (ODS, 22 KB)

Detailed breakdowns

RAS40001: Accidents, casualties, population, vehicle population and index of vehicle mileage, by road user type and severity (ODS, 21.2 KB)

RAS40004: Accidents, vehicle users and pedestrian casualties by severity and combination of vehicles involved (ODS, 105 KB)

RAS40005: Accidents, vehicles and casualties by vehicle type and left-hand drive (ODS, 58.5 KB)

Contributory factors for reported road accidents (RAS50)

RAS50: Contributory factors - all tables (Excel) (ZIP, 2.6 MB)

Overview

RAS50001: Contributory factors for accidents by severity (ODS, 141 KB)

Accidents, vehicles and casualties

RAS50002: Contributory factors allocated to vehicles or pedestrians in accidents (ODS, 9.08 KB)

RAS50003: Contributory factors for accidents by road class (ODS, 116 KB)

RAS50005:Contributory factors for vehicles in accidents by vehicle type (ODS, 161 KB)

RAS50006: Most common pairs of contributory factors reported together (ODS, 19.1 KB)

RAS50007: Contributory factors for casualties in accidents by severity (ODS, 800 KB)

Speed

RAS50008: Reported accidents and casualties where speed was reported as a contributory factor, by severity (ODS, 35.8 KB)

RAS50009: Vehicles with speed factors by vehicle type (ODS, 20 KB)

Areas and authorities

RAS50012: Contributory factors for accidents by English region and country (ODS, 224 KB)

RAS50013: Casualties in accidents by contributory factor, English region and country (ODS, 231 KB)

RAS50016: Accidents by contributory factor, local authority and English region (ODS, 533 KB)

Accidents and vehicles included in analysis

RAS50011: Accidents and vehicles included in the contributory factor analysis (ODS, 21.4 KB)

International comparisons (RAS52)

RAS52: International comparisons - all tables (Excel) (ZIP, 41.8 KB)

RAS52001: International comparisons of road deaths, number and rates for different road users by selected countries: United Kingdom (ODS, 16.4 KB)

RAS52002: International comparisons of road deaths, number and rates, by selected countries (ODS, 23.8 KB)

Passenger casualty rates for modes of travel (RAS53)

RAS53001: Passenger casualty rates by mode (ODS, 20.1 KB)

Survey data on road accidents (RAS54)

RAS54: Survey data - all tables (Excel) (ZIP, 140 KB)

RAS54001: Injuries in road accidents: NTS compared to STATS19 (ODS, 28.3 KB)

RAS54002: Road user type of adults injured in road accidents: NTS compared to STATS19 (ODS, 19.1 KB)

RAS54003: Injuries sustained in road accident in the last 3 years: NTS (ODS, 21.1 KB)

RAS54004: Estimates of the annual non-fatal road casualties in Great Britain: NTS compared to STATS19 (ODS, 24.3 KB)

Hospital admissions resulting from road accidents (RAS55)

RAS55: Hospital admissions from road accidents - all tables (Excel) (ZIP, 50.4 KB)

RAS55050: Comparison of police-reported seriously injured casualties and clinically seriously injured casualties (ODS, 10.1 KB)

RAS55007: Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) Admitted Patient Care traffic admissions by clinical severity (MAIS) (ODS, 8.44 KB)

RAS55008: Hospital Episode Statistics Admitted Patient Care episodes by road user type (ODS, 9.95 KB)

RAS55009: Results of linking STATS 19 and HES data (ODS, 9.84 KB)

Accident and casualty costs (RAS60)

RAS60: Accident and casualty costs - all tables (Excel) (ZIP, 66.2 KB)

Average value of prevention

RAS60001: Average value of prevention per reported casualty and per reported road accident (ODS, 14.9 KB)

RAS60002: Average value of prevention of reported road accidents by road type (ODS, 18.6 KB)

Total value of prevention

RAS60003: Total value of prevention of reported accidents by severity and cost element (ODS, 27.7 KB)

RAS60004: Total value of prevention of reported accidents by severity and road type (ODS, 25.2 KB)

Motor vehicle offences (RAS61)

Due to difficulties sourcing complete data, RAS61001 has not been updated with 2020 figures. We intend to update this table when data becomes available.

RAS61001: Motor vehicle offences: findings of guilt at all courts, fixed penalty notices and written warnings: by type of offence (ODS, 13.8 KB)

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Published 24 June 2021
Last updated 25 May 2022 + show all updates
  1. Added details of forthcoming changes to tables

  2. Data tables for motor vehicle offences (findings of guilt at all courts), passenger casualty rates by mode updated for Transport Statistics Great Britain 2021 report. Data tables included in the report are usually updated during the year.

  3. Updated with annual 2020 statistics.

  4. First published.