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Walking is a generally safe transport mode. It has the second lowest risk of death or injury per time unit travelled (after bus passengers). (1)

(1) See http://www.transport.govt.nz/assets/Uploads/Research/Documents/0fc1c10bab/pedestrians-2017.pdf



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Core dashboard information


Pedestrian road deaths within 30 days of injuries received in on-road motor vehicle crashes. Reported to MoT and NZ Transport Agency by Police officers who attend road crashes.

Nature of data

Quantitative, survey-based
Primary source

NZ Transport Agency - Crash Analysis System (CAS)

Custodian of data NZ Transport Agency
URL All figures are based on Ministry of Transport tabulations of NZTA Crash Analysis System data (see  https://www.nzta.govt.nz/safety/safety-resources/crash-analysis-system). For 2000-2017, see https://www.transport.govt.nz/mot-resources/new-road-safety-resources/regional-road-casualties-dashboard/. For 2018, figures shown are previously unpublished and preliminary.
Frequency Annual
Disaggregation Regional
Quality of the data Reliable
Next Update August