Statistics: Traffic Accident Casualties in Berlin 1995 – 2014

The Berlin office for statistics Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg have recently released numbers about traffic accidents in Berlin. The good news is: the overall trend seems to be that numbers are declining.

statistic of fatal traffic accidents: casualties in berlin

graph of fatal traffic accidents in Berlin: casualties between 1995 – 2014 // data CC BY Amt für Statistik Berlin-Brandenburg // graph by nuberlin.com

While in 1995 over 140 people died in traffic accidents in Berlin, about 20 years later that number is down to ‘only’ 52 casualties. The bad news: that is still one person killed in Berlin traffic each week!

yearnumber of casualties
1995143
1996120
199787
199885
1999103
200089
200165
200282
200377
200470
200567
200674
200756
200855
200948
201044
201154
201242
201337
201452

So if you happen to be out in the streets of Berlin, whether walking, by bike or by car – please be careful. Even though Berlin seems to be such a relaxed and nice city, there is still also ‘sh;t happening’.

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