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: Detailing casualty type and numbers for years 2016 through to 2020, with the last row showing the total number for that year.
All casualties 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pedestrians 222 205 233 222  184
Cyclists 302 313 316 275  298
Motorcyclists 283 271 257 263  207
Car occupants 1683 1613 1601 1738  1194
Bus occupants 30 25 21 40  7
Goods vehicles 98 91 88 89  74
Other
highway users
14 15 17 19  23
Total 2632 2533 2533 2646  1987
Casualties and age (all casualties): Showing age range and casualties for years 2016 through to 2020.
Casualties and age 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Children (0-15) 193 179 208 197  121
Young car drivers (17-24) 246 224 211 224  178
65+ years 331 298 317 360  234

Killed (fatal) and serious casualties and age groups

Due to a change of the police recording system in 2019, data for 2019 and afterwards cannot be directly compared to data earlier than 2019. The travel restrictions during 2020 have suppressed the overall casualty rates for the year.

Killed or serious injury (KSI) casualties: Detailing casualty type and numbers for years 2016 through to 2020, with the last row showing the total number for that year.
KSI casualties 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Pedestrians 61 62 81 78  71
Cyclists 81 87 91 88  111
Motorcyclists 107 110 110 119  96
Car occupants 217 203 187 267  199
Bus occupants 3 1 1 6  2
Goods vehicles 9 10 9 16  20
Other
highway users
5 6 4 3  6
Total 483 479 483 577  505
Casualties and age (KSI): Showing age range and casualties for years 2016 through to 2020.
Casualties and age 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Children (0-15) 24 27 38 37  23
Young car drivers (17-24) 36 27 22 34  29
65+ years 96 84 87 121  83
 
Last updated:
8 June 2021
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