Cyclist Fatalities

MQT on 2015-09-16
Session date: 
September 16, 2015
Question By: 
Fiona Twycross
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


In your answer to my question 2015/2427 about the number of female cyclist fatalities you quoted KSI statistics from April 2008 - March 2011, can you provide some more up to date statistics for the past four years?


Answer for Cyclist Fatalities

Answer for Cyclist Fatalities

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The table [attached at Appendix V] shows the number of female cyclists Killed or Seriously Injured (KSI) in London during the four year period 2011 to 2014, the most recent yearly figures available from the police.  This shows that the number of female cyclist KSIs has fallen by 23 per cent in the last four years, to 96 KSIs in 2014, while the number of journeys cycled by women increased by 13 per cent between 2011/12 and 2013/14 to almost 136,000 journeys each day - the highest level ever recorded. Female cyclist KSIs made up 22 per cent of all cyclist KSIs in 2014, reflecting that 26 per cent of journeys by bike were cycled by women during 2013/14 (