Number of road accidents in Albania is growing

Number of road accidents in Albania is growing

Number of road accidents in Albania is growing. This is confirmed by the latest data supplied by the Institute of Statistics. According to this institution, the month of May registered 176 accidents.

“The number of people involved in accidents is 240 people as opposed to 224 a year ago”, INSTAT reports, adding that during the first five months of the year, the number of people involved in accidents has gone down by 4%, compared to the same period a year ago.

“The number of deaths in May 2017 is 16. Compared to the average of deaths in 2016, this number has decreased by 28.6%. In May, in 73.3% of cases, road accidents have occurred as a result of the behavior of the car driver. The highest number of road accidents has been caused by people aged 25-35 with 30.1% of cases”, are also some of the other data reported by the Institute of Statistics in Albania.

“In May, the number of people involved in accidents per 100.000 people was around 8. Compared to 2016, this number grew by 3.4%”, INSTAT concludes. /balkaneu.com/