Comparison Analysis of Fatality Trend by Age Group - 1996 to 2005

This fact sheet presents a brief statistical summary of the fatality trend by age group from 1996 to 2005. Major findings are as follows: The overall fatality rate (per 100,000 population) declined by an average of 0.9% per year. The number of people killed increased by an average of 0.4% per year compared to an average annual population increase of 1.2%. n The largest decline in fatality rate (per 100,000 population) was seen in the under-16 age group, where the fatality rate declined by an average of 4.3% per year. The number of people killed in this age group decreased by an average of 3.7% per year compared to an average annual population increase of 0.6%. The highest increase in fatality rate (per 100,000 population) was seen in the 51- to 55-year-old age group: the fatality rate increased by an average of 1.1% per year. The number of people killed for this age group increased by an average of 5.2% per year compared to an average annual population increase of 4.1%. Fatality data are from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS).

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  • Accession Number: 01055123
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-810 759
  • Files: HSL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 20 2007 9:53AM