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The table below shows the number of passenger deaths by various modes of transport in Great Britain from 1981 to 1985.

Dec 20, 2021 / Academic / 5:53 pm

Data regarding the number of deceased due to accidents by various modes of transport in Great Britain between 1981 and 1985 is depicted in the given table.

In general the total number of deaths due to accidents was increasing during the period, and this was exceptional in case of deaths due to motorbike accidents.

As per the table, there was a significant rise of deaths due to motorcycle accidents during the period, which was from 115,000 in 1981 to 220,000 in 1982. The year 1983 witnessed a small decline of 20,000 deaths due to motorcycle accidents. However, it rose again in the next couple of years to hit a record high of 250,000 deaths in 1985.

There was also an increase in the number of deaths who commuted on foot during this period, and this accounted for 13,000. Between 1982 and 1985, the number rose sharply by 66,000 to hit a peak of 100,000 deaths. It is also interesting to see that the mortality cases rose consistently in case of car accident deaths, and this was from 10,000 in 1981 to 50,000 in 1985.

On the other hand, the death rate showed a declining trend in case of bus and van accident victims, and this ranged between 500 and 20. Around 18 deaths were reported due to train accidents and 171 deaths due to flight crash in Great Britain during this period.