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Road Traffic Accidents, August 2020

10/30/2020 | 05:25am EST

Piraeus, 30 October 2020

HELLENIC REPUBLIC

HELLENIC STATISTICAL AUTHORITY

PRESS RELEASE

ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS: August 2020

The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) announces provisional1 data on Road Traffic Accidents for August 2020. In particular, the road traffic accidents which occurred in Greece, resulting in death or injury, decreased by 10.0% in comparison with the corresponding month of 2019 (872 road accidents in August 2020, against 969 road accidents in August 2019).

The casualties of the injury-causing accidents that occurred in August 2020 were as follows: 67 deaths, 48

serious injuries and 981 slight injuries. In contrast, in August 2019 the corresponding figures were: 80 deaths, 81 serious injuries and 1,163 slight injuries. Therefore, road traffic accident casualties in August 2020 decreased by 16.3% for deaths, by 40.7% for serious injuries and by 15.6% for slight injuries.

Graph 1: Road traffic accidents and casualties,

January 2013 - August 2020

1600

500

1400

450

400

1200

Road accidents

350

(left axis)

1000

300

Slight injuries

800

250

(left axis)

600

200

Fatalities

(right axis)

150

400

Serious injuries

100

(right axis)

200

50

0

Apr-13

Apr-14

Apr-15

Apr-16

Apr-17

Apr-18

Apr-19

Jul-19

Apr-20

0

Jan-13

Jul-13

Oct-13

Jan-14

Jul-14

Oct-14

Jan-15

Jul-15

Oct-15

Jan-16

Jul-16

Oct-16

Jan-17

Jul-17

Oct-17

Jan-18

Jul-18

Oct-18

Jan-19

Oct-19

Jan-20

Jul-20

Provisional data for the period September 2019 - August 2020

Information for data provision:

Information on methodological issues:

Tel: +30 213 135 2022, 2308, 2310

Sectoral Statistics Division

e-mail: data.dissem@statistics.gr

Transport Statistics Section

P. Tzortzi, L. Miliara

Tel: +30 213 135 2187, +30 213 135 3095

Fax : +30 213 135 2757

e-mail: p.tzortzi@statistics.gr, l.miliara@statistics.gr

  1. Data for the reference year is provisional until the finalization of the annual data, which takes place 10 months after the end of the reference year and is published in the corresponding press release of the following year. During these 10 months the provisional data is updated on the basis of the data of the Road Accident Forms of that year which is transmitted to ELSTAT by Police Authorities (see explanatory notes).

Table 1: Road traffic accidents and casualties, August 2018 - 2020*

August

2019

2019/2018 (%)

2020*

2020*/2019 (%)

2018

Road accidents

931

969

4.1

872

-10.0

Fatalities

70

80

14.3

67

-16.3

Total injuries

1,189

1,244

4.6

1,029

-17.3

Serious injuries

92

81

-12.0

48

-40.7

Slight injuries

1,097

1,163

6.0

981

-15.6

* Provisional data

Graph 2: Road traffic accidents and casualties, August 2018 - 2020*

1400

1163

1200

1097

1000

981

931

969

800

Fatalities

872

600

Serious injuries

Slight injuries

400

Road accidents

200

70

92

80

81

67

48

0

2018

2019

2020*

August

* Provisional data

2

Table 2: Road traffic accidents and casualties, by region and department, August 2019 and 2020*

Region and

Road accidents

Fatalities

Serious injuries

Slight injuries

department

2019

2020*

%

2019

2020*

%

2019

2020*

%

2019

2020*

%

Greece Total

969

872

-10.0

80

67

-16.3

81

48

-40.7

1,163

981

-15.6

Anatoliki Makedonia

and Thraki

40

33

-17.5

7

4

-42.9

7

0

-100.0

46

37

-19.6

(East Macedonia and

Thrace)

Drama

6

9

50.0

0

2

0

0

10

10

Evros

8

4

-50.0

1

0

0

0

9

4

Kavala

12

10

-16.7

3

1

3

0

11

10

Xanthi

10

5

-50.0

1

1

0

0

15

6

Rodopi

4

5

25.0

2

0

4

0

1

7

Kentriki Makedonia

140

144

2.9

15

12

-20.0

11

4

-63.6

181

179

-1.1

(Central Macedonia)

Imathia

3

5

66.7

1

0

0

1

2

6

Thessaloniki

90

103

14.4

9

6

3

2

109

128

Kilkis

9

4

-55.6

1

1

1

0

14

3

Pella

9

6

-33.3

1

2

2

0

10

5

Pieria

5

2

-60.0

1

1

1

0

4

1

Serres

7

4

-42.9

1

1

1

0

12

4

Chalkidiki

17

20

17.6

1

1

3

1

30

32

Dytiki Makedonia

7

1

-85.7

1

0

-100.0

0

0

-

7

1

-85.7

(West Macedonia)

Grevena

1

0

-100.0

0

0

0

0

2

0

Kastoria

1

0

-100.0

0

0

0

0

1

0

Kozani

3

1

-66.7

0

0

0

0

3

1

Florina

2

0

-100.0

1

0

0

0

1

0

Ipeiros (Epirus)

11

9

-18.2

1

0

-100.0

2

0

-100.0

19

12

-36.8

Arta

1

1

0.0

0

0

0

0

1

1

Thesprotia

2

3

50.0

0

0

0

0

3

6

Ioannina

7

3

-57.1

1

0

2

0

13

3

Preveza

1

2

100.0

0

0

0

0

2

2

Thessalia (Thessaly)

40

24

-40.0

6

8

33.3

4

4

0.0

48

20

-58.3

Karditsa

10

4

-60.0

1

0

0

2

14

2

Larissa

11

8

-27.3

3

4

2

1

7

9

Magnissia

10

8

-20.0

1

2

2

1

12

6

Trikala

9

4

-55.6

1

2

0

0

15

3

Ionia Nisia

34

21

-38.2

1

0

-100.0

5

1

-80.0

42

22

-47.6

(Ionian Islands)

Zakynthos

7

6

-14.3

0

0

2

0

12

7

Kerkyra

15

8

-46.7

1

0

2

0

18

8

Kefallinia

6

0

-100.0

0

0

1

0

5

0

Lefkada

6

7

16.7

0

0

0

1

7

7

* Provisional data

3

Table 2: Road traffic accidents and casualties, by region and department, August 2019 and 2020* (Continued)

Region and

Road accidents

Fatalities

Serious injuries

Slight injuries

department

2019

2020*

%

2019

2020*

%

2019

2020*

%

2019

2020*

%

Dytiki Ellada

59

55

-6.8

10

5

-50.0

2

8

300.0

64

57

-10.9

(West Greece)

Etolia & Akarnania

22

18

-18.2

1

1

1

2

25

16

Achaia

26

27

3.8

6

1

1

3

29

31

Ilia

11

10

-9.1

3

3

0

3

10

10

Sterea Ellada

57

46

-19.3

4

4

0.0

10

2

-80.0

64

68

6.3

Viotia

8

4

-50.0

2

0

2

0

6

6

Evia

36

29

-19.4

1

1

6

1

46

43

Evrytania

1

0

-100.0

0

0

0

0

2

0

Fthiotida

10

10

0.0

1

3

2

1

8

8

Fokida

2

3

50.0

0

0

0

0

2

11

Attiki (Attica)

379

394

4.0

17

21

23.5

17

15

-11.8

450

429

-4.7

Peloponnisos

69

47

-31.9

4

4

0.0

3

4

33.3

96

52

-45.8

(Peloponnese)

Argolida

10

9

-10.0

1

0

0

2

11

8

Arkadia

15

4

-73.3

0

1

0

0

20

5

Korinthia

34

27

-20.6

1

2

2

2

50

30

Lakonia

1

1

0.0

1

0

0

0

2

2

Messinia

9

6

-33.3

1

1

1

0

13

7

Voreio Aigaio (North

28

9

-67.9

0

0

-

3

0

-100.0

33

9

-72.7

Aegean)

Lesvos

18

4

-77.8

0

0

1

0

22

4

Samos

9

2

-77.8

0

0

1

0

11

2

Chios

1

3

200.0

0

0

1

0

0

3

Notio Aigaio

84

75

-10.7

9

5

-44.4

11

10

-9.1

97

81

-16.5

(South Aegean)

Dodekanissos

34

27

-20.6

6

4

4

2

33

27

Kyklades

50

48

-4.0

3

1

7

8

64

54

Kriti (Crete)

21

14

-33.3

5

4

-20.0

6

0

-100.0

16

14

-12.5

Iraklio

17

5

-70.6

4

1

6

0

11

7

Lassithi

1

3

200.0

0

1

0

0

1

2

Rethymno

1

3

200.0

0

2

0

0

1

2

Chania

2

3

50.0

1

0

0

0

3

3

* Provisional data

4

This is an excerpt of the original content. To continue reading it, access the original document here.

Disclaimer

EL.STAT. - Hellenic Statistical Authority published this content on 30 October 2020 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein. Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 30 October 2020 10:24:04 UTC


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