• In reported road traffic accidents for the year ending March 2016:

    • there were 1,780 road deaths, unchanged from the year ending March 2015.

    • 24,610 people were killed or seriously injured.

    • there were 187,050 casualties of all severities.

    • motor traffic levels rose by 1.8% over the same period.

    ·         In 2015, there were 8,758 alcohol-related deaths in the UK, an age-standardised rate of 14.2 deaths per 100,000 population.

    ·         For the UK as a whole, alcohol-related death rates have not changed in recent years, but the rate in 2015 is still higher than that observed in 1994.

    ·         The majority of alcohol-related deaths (65%) in the UK in 2015 were among males.

    ·         For both males and females, rates of alcohol-related death were highest in those aged 55 to 64 years in 2015.

    ·         Scotland remains the UK constituent country with the highest rate of alcohol-related deaths in 2015; yet, Scotland has also seen the largest decrease in its rates since they peaked in the early 2000s.For both males and females, rates of alcohol-related death were highest in those aged 55 to 64 years in 2015.

  • Scotland remains the UK constituent country with the highest rate of alcohol-related deaths in 2015; yet, Scotland has also seen the largest decrease in its rates since they peaked in the early 2000s.