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Motor Vehicle Occupant Death Rates by State

Additional Formats & Data

	PDF thumbnailThis data is also available in state fact sheets about restraint use. Total occupant deaths, seat belt use, drunk driving, and drunk driving death rate maps are also available.


The state data includes the rate of deaths by age and gender (per 100,000 population) for motor vehicle occupants killed in crashes in 2012. Source: Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS).

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The motor vehicle occupant death rate state data is also available in to download and create customized visualizations to use on your web site. Available from the links below are the datasets, maps, and charts  grouped by HHS Region* and as all US states and the District of Columbia.

HHS Region 1*
HHS Region 2*
HHS Region 3*
HHS Region 4*
HHS Region 5*
HHS Region 6*
HHS Region 7*
HHS Region 8*
HHS Region 9*
HHS Region 10*
All States & DC

Interactive Map of Motor Vehicle Occupant Death Rates by State

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*HHS Regions

  • Region 1 - Boston: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
  • Region 2 - New York: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
  • Region 3 - Philadelphia: Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia
  • Region 4 - Atlanta: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee
  • Region 5 - Chicago: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin
  • Region 6 - Dallas: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas
  • Region 7 - Kansas City: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska
  • Region 8 - Denver: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming
  • Region 9 - San Francisco: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau
  • Region 10 - Seattle: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington