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The rate of road deaths per 100 million VKT travelled declined from 2001 to 2013, but has increased a bit since then.



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Further Related Statistics:

RD057 Road crash hospitalisations per 100 million vehicle-km travelled

FR008 Fatal truck crashes per 100 million km travelled by trucks

RD053 Road injury crashes per 100 million vehicle kilometres travelled

Core dashboard information


Number of deaths on roads per 100 million vehicle kilometres travelled (VKT)

Nature of data

Primary source NZ Transport Agency - Crash Analysis System and Motor Vehicle Register
Custodian of data

Ministry of Transport

URL Data plotted here is the number of deaths shown in RD039 divided by the VKTs. VKTs are from the as-yet-unpublished 2017 version of https://www.transport.govt.nz/assets/Uploads/Research/Documents/Fleet-reports/NZ-Vehicle-Fleet-Graphs-2016-web3.xlsx, tabs 1.4 to 1.7, column X
Frequency Annual


Quality of the data


Next Update September 2018