Infographic: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
Globally, road traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for people aged 15-29 and claim more than 1.25 million lives each year. Urgent action is needed around the world to prevent motor vehicle crashes, injuries, and deaths.
- 15.9 American Region
- 9.3 European Region
- 19.9 Eastern Mediterranean Region
- 26.6 African Region
- 17.0 South East Asian Region
- 17.3 Western Pacific Region
Road traffic fatalities per 100,000 population.
Source: WHO Global Status Report on Road Safety, 2015