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Motor Vehicle Accidental Deaths -1997 to 2005

BC CORONERS SERVICE

Chief Coroner of British Columbia

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4720 Kingsway
Burnaby, B.C. V5H 4N2

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Age Category

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999 1998 1997

12 and under 

0 8 15 16 10 8 16 13 17

13 - 19 years 

0 42 64 52 42 66 68 58 65

20 - 29 years 

0 101 109 104 91 89 82 102 103

30 - 39 years 

0 58 66 61 61 56 56 73 75

40 - 49 years

0 69 60 78 53 50 45 53 68

50 - 59 years

0 62 46 46 39 51 46 32 36

60 - 69 years 

0 47 40 41 37 33 43 21 34

70 - 79 years

0 35 37 47 31 40 35 47 28

80 years and over

0 23 37 27 21 26 29 37 17

not stated

454 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

TOTAL 

454 445 474 472 385 419 420 436 443

Gender

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999 1998 1997

Female

0 130 153 137 116 135 136 133 125

Male

0 313 321 335 269 284 284 303 318

Unknown

454 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Total

454 445 474 472 385 419 420 436 443

Victim Position

2005 2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

1998 1997

Driver

208 208 179 224 187 196 193 193 213

Passenger

102 85 145 131 94 104 106 123 137

Comm. truck driver

11 17 16 21 15 18 11 10 10

Comm. truck passenger

1 1 2 3 1 5 4 1 0

Pedestrian

68 71 79 47 54 61 68 67 54

Motorcycle/moped

48 41 33 34 28 29 26 26 19

Pedal cyclist

7 7 7 6 2 3 11 10 8

Train

0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0

Bus

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

Other

9 15 13 4 3 2 1 6 2

Total

454 445 474 472 385 419 420 436 443

Month

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

1998

1997

January

0 32 50 50 23 36 31 32 23

February

0 25 24 38 28 24 25 24 33

March

0 23 34 35 24 17 35 34 35

April

0 41 29 21 28 26 29 38 25

May

0 34 33 33 35 41 35 37 48

June

0 43 38 41 33 47 35 42 33

July

0 33 44 39 33 39 43 41 46

August

0 48 46 41 37 38 42 43 54

September

0 33 36 43 30 36 33 39 37

October

0 44 37 46 37 36 33 35 36

November

0 34 56 32 36 40 31 25 33

December

0 45 47 53 41 39 48 46 40

TOTAL

454 445 474 472 385 419 420 436 443

Region

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999 1998 1997

Fraser

123 117 124 109 124 105 114 105 132

Interior

132 135 147 178 108 153 138 134 133

Island

61 59 68 41 43 48 41 52 40

Metro

66 58 59 54 44 47 50 59 50

North

72 76 76 90 66 66 77 86 88

TOTAL

454 445 474 472 385 419 420 436 443

A Town / City breakdown is available on the .pdf Motor Vehicle Accident Deaths

BC Coroners Service Reports

Homicides

Illicit Drug Deaths

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