Moving people or goods as efficiently and safely as possible is one of the biggest challenges facing the transport sector today. For this reason, OTLE has information on safety and accidents for the different modes of transport.

Graphic fatalities on urban and interurban roads. Chart content in Spanish

Distribution of road fatalities by urban and interurban area and by type of vehicle, in 2021.

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Road transport

In 2021 there were 89,862 accidents on all road networks, with 1,533 fatalities. Of these, 9,964 accidents occurred on the State Road Network, with 386 fatalities.

Rail transport

165 accidents occurred on the General Interest Rail Network in 2021, with 15 fatalities.

Air transport

42 accidents involving commercial air transport, general aviation and other flight operations were recorded on Spanish territory in 2021, with 5 fatalities.

Sea transport

Maritime Rescue handled 7,833 emergencies in 2021, with 46,073 people involved and 212 fatalities.