Over 1.25 Million People are Killed on the Road Each Year

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Over 1.25 million people are killed each year on the road. And 20-50 million others are seriously impacted by road traffic injuries. While most regions have seen a decrease in road-traffic related death rates, Sub-Saharan Africa and Middle East and North Africa still see over 20 deaths per 100,000 people every year.

A new report produced by the World Bank and funded by Bloomberg Philantrophies estimates the social and economic benefits of reducing road traffic injuries in low- and middle-income countries​.

Low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) have the highest road-traffic related death rates. Despite having only about half the world’s motor vehicles, these countries now account for 90 percent of the worldwide road traffic deaths and non-fatal road crash injuries.

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David Mariano

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NAFIS NASIR KHAN
January 11, 2018

can i get this dataset for my study....as i need a dataset to put it into IBM Watson Analytics