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Reported road casualties Great Britain, provisional results: 2023

3 June 2024

This release provides an estimate of the number of personal injury road traffic casualties in Great Britain that were reported by the police in 2023 using the STATS19 reporting system. These figures are provisional as they will change following the end of year validation process.

Headline figures -

In reported road collisions in Great Britain in 2023 there were an estimated:

  • 1,645 fatalities, a decline of 4% compared to 2022
  • 29,643 killed or seriously injured (KSI) casualties, little change compared to 2022
  • 132,063 casualties of all severities, a decline of 3% compared to 2022

Considering the different road user types and demographics, the statistics show:

  • of the 4 main road user types, the road user type with the biggest estimated percentage change for 2023 compared to 2022 for fatalities was motorcyclists, which showed a decline of 12%
  • of the 4 main road user types, pedal cyclists had the biggest estimated percentage change for 2023 compared to 2022 for all casualties, which showed a decline of 6%
  • in 2023, 75% of fatalities and 61% of casualties of all severities were male

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