Collision Statistics in Canada

During 2021, the most recent year for which traffic collision data are available from Transport Canada’s National Collision Database (NCDB), there were 1,768 fatalities and 8,185 seriously injured people requiring hospitalization as a result of traffic collisions. Canadian Motor Vehicle Traffic Collision Statistics: 2021 (

Fatalities per billion kilometers driven increased to 4.8 (a 2% increase from 2020) and serious injuries per billion kilometers travelled increased to 290 (a 6% increase from 2020).

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