Road accidents and casualty data

View accident and casualty data for West Sussex.

Data tables

The following data tables show the end-of-year road traffic accident casualty totals reported to the Department for Transport (DfT). View a map of the accident locations.

All casualties and age groups

All casualties: Reading left to right for casualty type, 2015 numbers, 2016 numbers, 2017 numbers and 2018 numbers, 2019 numbers, then down for each casualty type with the last row showing the total number for that year.
All casualties 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Pedestrians 250 222 205 233 222
Cyclists 284 302 313 316 275
Motorcyclists 299 283 271 257 263
Car occupants 1770 1683 1613 1601 1738
Bus occupants 15 30 25 21 40
Goods vehicles 111 98 91 88 89
Other
highway users
15 14 15 17 19
Total 2744 2632 2533 2533 2646
Casualties and age (all casualties): Reading left to right for age range, 2015 numbers, 2016 numbers, 2017 numbers and 2018 numbers, 2019 numbers, then down for each entry.
Casualties and age 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Children (0-15) 200 193 179 208 197
Young car drivers (17-24) 267 246 224 211 224
65+ years 328 331 298 317 360

Killed (fatal) and serious casualties and age groups

A change of police recording system part-way through 2019 means KSI data cannot be directly compared with earlier years. When completed, 2020 data will be the first full year using the new recording system.

Killed or serious injury (KSI) casualties: Reading left to right for casualty type, 2015 numbers, 2016 numbers, 2017 numbers and 2018 numbers, 2019 numbers, then down for each entry with the total figures in the final row.
KSI casualties 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Pedestrians 73 61 62 81 78
Cyclists 79 81 87 91 88
Motorcyclists 97 107 110 110 119
Car occupants 186 217 203 187 267
Bus occupants 3 3 1 1 6
Goods vehicles 16 9 10 9 16
Other
highway users
5 5 6 4 3
Total 459 483 479 483 577
Casualties and age (KSI): Reading left to right for age range, 2015 numbers, 2016 numbers, 2017 numbers and 2018 numbers, 2019 numbers, then down for each entry.
Casualties and age 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Children (0-15) 29 24 27 38 37
Young car drivers (17-24) 38 36 27 22 34
65+ years 94 96 84 87 121
 
Last updated:
13 August 2020
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