Road Transport and Road Traffic Accident Statistics
(Island of Mauritius)

January - June 2011– Highlights

1. At end of June 2011, 392,276 vehicles were registered at the National Transport Authority compared to 384,115 at the end of December 2010, i.e. an increase of 8,161 or 2.1%.

2. Between January to June 2011, some 10,602 vehicles joined the fleet while 2,441 were put out of circulation.

3. The fleet consisted largely of cars and dual-purpose vehicles (180,268 or 46%) and motorized two-wheelers (162,531 or 41%). The remaining 13% comprised vans, lorries and trucks, buses and other vehicles.

4. During January to June 2011, the number of road accidents increased by 1.8% to 11,426 compared to 11,227 during the corresponding period of 2010. Among these accidents, 63 were fatal (caused death) against 65 during the corresponding period of 2010.

5. The total number of vehicles (motor and non-motorised) involved in road accidents during the period January to June 2011 was 20,191, that is, 141 or 0.7% more than the figure of 20,050 during the same period of 2010.

6. The number of casualties decreased by 7.8% to 1,693 during the period January to June 2011 compared to 1,836 for the period January to June of 2010. Among the casualties, around 36% were riders of auto/motor cycles, 30% passengers, 17% pedestrians, 15% drivers and 2% pedal cyclists.

7. During the first semester of 2011, 79 persons died as a result of road accidents against 70 during the corresponding period of 2010, showing an increase of 12.9%. The number of seriously injured persons increased by 3.1% from 287 to 296, while the number of slightly injured decreased by 10.9% from 1,479 to 1,318.


August 2011

More: Road Transport and Road Traffic Accident Statistics - Mid Year 2011

Introduction

Table 1.1 - Vehicles¹ registered as at June 2011

Table 1.2 - Vehicles ¹ registered by type, December 2001 - December 2010 and June 2011

Table 1.3 - Registration of vehicles by type, Jan. - June 2010 and Jan. - June 2011

Table 2.1 - Road traffic accidents¹, Jan. - June 2010 and Jan. - June 2011

Table 2.2 - Road traffic accidents ¹ and casualties, 2001- 2010, Jan. - June 2011

Table 2.3 - Number of vehicles¹ involved in accidents (causing casualties) by type, January 2010 - June 2011

Table 2.4 - Number of casualties by class of road users, January 2010 - June 2011

 

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