Number of ‘Traffic Accidents’ in India 2016: NCRB

Motor Accident

Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India 2016

National Crime Records Bureau Report 2019

A total of 5,02,100 traffic accidents comprising of 4,73,050 road accidents, 25,927 railway accidents and 3,123 railway crossing accidents were reported; these accidents caused 1,51,801, 22,970 and 3,133 deaths respectively during 2016.

Number of ‘Traffic Accidents’ in the country have increased by 1.1% i.e. from 4,96,762 in 2015 to 5,02,100 in 2016. (However, the rate of deaths in road accidents per thousand vehicles has remained same from 0.7 in 2015 to 0.7 in 2016). Maximum increase in number of traffic accidents cases was reported in Madhya Pradesh (from 42,900 in 2015 to 53,817 in 2016) followed by Tamil Nadu (from 70,801 in 2015 to 73,283 in 2016) and Uttar Pradesh (from 32,884 in 2015 to 34,543 in 2016).

5,02,100 traffic accidents resulted in injuries to 4,88,961 persons and 1,77,904 deaths during 2016. State of Uttar Pradesh (23,093 deaths) followed by Tamil Nadu (19,049 deaths) and Maharashtra (18,144 deaths) have reported maximum fatalities in traffic accidents in the country; these 3 States accounted for 13.0%, 10.7% and 10.2% of total deaths in traffic accidents respectively and collectively accounted for 33.9% (60,286 out of 1,77,904) of total fatalities reported at all India level during 2016.

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Number of Traffic Accidents in India 2016 NCRB

Source: National Crime Records Bureau

Suicides in India 2016: NCRB

Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India 2016

National Crime Records Bureau Report 2019

A total of 1,31,008 suicides were reported in the country during 2016 showing a decrease of 2.0% in comparison to 2015 and the rate of suicides has decreased by 0.3 during 2016 over 2015.

Government servants accounted for 1.3% (1,739 out of 1,31,008) of the total suicide
victims as compared to 5.2% (6,761 out of 1,31,008) of total victims from Private Sector

Majority of suicides were reported in Maharashtra (17,195) followed by 15,182 suicides in Tamil Nadu and 13,451 suicides in West Bengal, 10,687 suicides in Karnataka and 10,442 suicides in Madhya Pradesh accounting for 13.1%, 11.6%, 10.3%, 8.2% and 8.0% of total suicides respectively. These 5 States together accounted for 51.1% of the total suicides reported in the country

Delhi, which is the most-populous UT, has reported the highest number of suicides (2,155) among UTs, followed by Puducherry (561). Seven UTs together accounted for 2.4% of total suicides in the country. A total of 20,879 suicides were reported in the 53 megacities of the country during 2016.

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Suicides in India-2016 NCRB [PDF]

Source: National Crime Records Bureau