The total number of deaths due to road crashes nationwide has been increasing since 2006.
In 2006, the PSA recorded 6,869 deaths due to road crashes. Eight years later, in 2014, that number jumped to 8,666.
Since 2010, the number of road crash deaths never dipped below 8,000. The year with the most number of road crash-related deaths is 2013, with 8,761 people killed. This is 1.6% of the 531,280 total deaths (including non-road crash ones) recorded by the PSA that year.
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