Age Group Comparisons
In 2019, the number of motor-vehicle crash deaths peaked for the 25-44 age group and was lowest for children under 5 years old. The death rate per 100,000 population was highest for the 75-and-older age group and lowest for children 5 to 14 years old.
- Data Table
Source: National Safety Council estimates based on data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) mortality data.