There were 187,963 fatal and injury traffic accidents in Turkey. Reporting the laza statistics for 2021, TURKSTAT noted that accidents with death and injury occur mostly in July and on Mondays as days.
ANKARA (IGFA) – Turkish Statistical Institute (TUIK) has published Highway Traffic Accident Statistics.
According to TUIK data, a total of 1 million 186 thousand 353 traffic accidents occurred in the country’s road network in 2021 and 998 thousand 390 of these accidents occurred with material damage and 187 thousand 963 traffic accidents with fatal injuries occurred during the year. It was determined that 78.6 percent of the traffic accidents with death and injury occurred inside the settlement and 21.4 percent occurred outside the settlement.
Statistical data While 5 thousand 362 people lost their lives in traffic accidents, 274 thousand 615 people were injured.
As a result of 187 thousand 963 fatal and injury traffic accidents that occurred in 2021; 2 thousand 421 people died at the accident site, 2 thousand 941 people were injured and transferred to health institutions and died within 30 days due to the cause and effect of the accident. While 49.3 percent of the deaths and 72.0 percent of the injuries occurred inside the settlement, 50.7 percent of the deaths and 28.0 percent of the injuries occurred outside the settlement.
When the number of fatal and injury accidents according to the provinces is examined, it was seen that the highest number of fatal accidents per thousand vehicles occurred in Bingol, and the least in Istanbul.
ATTENTION TO MONDAYS IN JULY!
Looking at the distribution of 187,963 fatal and injury accidents in Turkey in 2021 by months, July was the month with the highest number of accidents with a share of 11.7 percent, while February was the month with the least accident with a share of 4.8 percent. When it comes to the month of the week, it was seen that fatal and injury accidents occurred mostly on Monday with a share of 15.7 percent and on Sunday with a share of 11.7 percent at least.