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Table 1 Traffic injury/mortality and demographic, economic, road traffic, and medical and cultural indicators in Japan

From: Comparing the impact of socio-demographic factors associated with traffic injury among older road users and the general population in Japan

Factor Data Source Median (Max - Min)
Traffic mortality for total population National Police Agency 118 (45 - 351)
Traffic injury for total population National Police Agency 16863 (3502 - 91272)
Traffic mortality among older people National Police Agency 56 (17 - 133)
Traffic injury among older people National Police Agency 2179 (577 - 8564)
Demographic   
Total population (1,000 persons) Bureaue of Statistics 1753 (607 - 12577)
Population among older people (1,000 persons) Bureaue of Statistics 391 (146 - 2296)
Proportion of older people (%) Bureaue of Statistics 22.5 (16.1 - 27.1)
Economic   
Income per capita (1,000 yen) Bureaue of Statistics 2729 (2021 - 4778)
Unempoyment rate (%) Bureaue of Statistics 4.0 (2.3 - 7.9)
Degree of urbanization Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism 44.4 (24.2 - 98.0)
Road traffic   
Total length of road (KM) Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism 253x106 (78x106 - 884x106)
Total number of registered vehicles Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism 12.8x106 (4.5x106 - 48.6x106)
Total number of licensed drivers National Police Agency 11.2x106 (3.8x106 - 70x106)
Medical and cultural   
Number of physicians per 100,000 population Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare 212 (134.2 - 282.4)
Number of emergency patients transferred by ambulance per 100,000 population Ministry of Internal Affairs Fire and Disaster Management Agency 3503 (2702 - 5695)
Alcohol consumption per person (liters) National Tax Agency 67.8 (54.0 - 99.5)
Entrance rate of college/university after high school graduation (%) Bureaue of Statistics 46.5 (31.1 - 58.4)