Annual Road Crash Trends (1981-2016)

Road Crash and Claims

The table below provides simple analysis of Annual Road Crash Trends in Botswana from 1981 to 2012.  During this period, fatalities per 100000 population rose from 9.9 to 20.2.  The road toll for 2012 was 404, which is less than the previous year (483).

Year Crashes Casualty Fatalities Claims
Lodged
Reg.
Vehicle
Est. Pop Crash/
1000 Veh
Casul/
1000 Veh
Fat/10000
Veh
Fat/
100000
Pop
Claims/
1000
Veh
1981 1715 940 93   34698 941027 49.4 27.1 26.8 9.9  
1982 2648 1614 130   38451 975625 68.9 42 33.8 13.3  
1983 2205 1251 176   42479 1011388 51.9 29.4 41.4 17.4  
1984 3300 1799 168   47192 1048245 69.9 38.1 35.6 16  
1985 3521 2369 198   51678 1086139 68.1 45.8 38.3 18.2  
1986 4983 1448 182   55604 1125008 89.6 26 32.7 16.2  
1987 4515 1746 191 84 57705 1164893 78.2 30.3 33.1 16.4 1.5
1988 5741 2923 262 132 64301 1205834 89.3 45.5 40.7 21.7 2.1
1989 6299 4136 295 232 70030 1247771 89.9 59.1 42.1 23.6 3.3
1990 7614 4845 314 316 80953 1290642 94.1 59.8 38.8 24.3 3.9
1991 8381 4871 349 324 83048 1326796 100.9 58.7 42 26.3 3.9
1992 9017 4909 368 486 90405 1378993 99.7 54.3 40.7 26.7 5.4
1993 9161 5136 379 563 94440 1424502 97 54.4 40.1 26.6 6
1994 9420 5171 352 822 108048 1458690 87.2 47.9 32.6 24.1 7.6
1995 9536 5247 410 888 117733 1493699 81 44.6 34.8 27.4 7.5
1996 10338 5457 338 962 128292 1529548 80.6 42.5 26.3 22.1 7.5
1997 11882 5956 411 1490 133691 1546725 88.9 44.6 30.7 26.6 11.1
1998 14279 6887 453 1760 139839 1598610 102.1 49.2 32.4 28.3 12.6
1999 16922 8049 494 2144 149639 1603847 113.1 53.8 33 30.8 14.3
2000 16313 7790 529 2303 154000 1642339 105.9 50.6 34.4 32.2 15
2001 17125 7945 526 2510 166405 1622129 102.9 47.7 31.6 32.4 15.1
2002 18610 8014 520 2524 186865 1649659 99.6 42.9 27.8 31.5 13.5
2003 18329 7969 557 2649 204228 1973184 89.7 39 27.3 28.2 13
2004 18136 7840 532 2691 225182 1692731 80.5 34.8 23.6 31.4 12
2005 17522 7069 450 2611 246681 1708327 71 28.7 18.2 26.3 10.6
2006 17035 6952 429 2574 267117 1719996 63.8 26 16.1 24.9 9.6
2007 19487 7639 497 3082 293755 1736396 66.3 26 16.9 28.6 10.5
2008 20415 8160 455 2945 329270 1755246 62 24.8 13.8 25.9 8.9
2009 20000 7970 475 3217 359223 1776494 55.7 22.2 13.2 26.7 9
2010 18978 6430 397 2025 394401 1800098 48.1 16.3 10.1 22.1 5.1
2011 18001 6436 483 2356 430594 2024904 41.8 14.9 11.2 23.9 5.5
2012 17527 6035 404 2132 473530 2066406 37 12.7 8.5 19.6 4.5
2013 17062 6157 411 2078 515270 2107484 33.1 11.9 8 19.5 4
2014 16641 6065 377 2109 556737 2147906 29.9 10.9 6.8 17.6 3.8
2015 17654 6303 411 2583 602822 2187477 29.3 10.5 6.8 18.8 4.3
2016 18373 6687 450 3019 653274 2226040 28.1 10.2 6.9 20.2 4.6