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Geographical Area: Кыргызская Республика

This table provides information about the indicator

Indicator name

3.6.1: Death rate due to road traffic injuries

Target name

3.6: By 2020, halve the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents


3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Kyrgyzstan statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Kyrgyz statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Kyrgyz-specific metadata information.

Geographical coverage

Кыргызская Республика

Unit of measurement

на 100 000 человек


Number of road traffic fatal injury deaths per 100,000 population.


Mortality is the process of generation extinction, one of the two main sub-processes of population reproduction. Among causes are diseases, pathological conditions or injuries that lead to or contribute to death, as well as accidents or acts of violence that cause fatal injuries. Cause of death has been coded since 2000. Based on the World Health Organization 10 Revision of International Statistical Classification of Diseases, Injuries, and Causes of Death (ICD-10).

Rationale and interpretation

Analyzing this indicator allows assessing effectiveness of preventive measures for road and traffic accidents. This is also used to assess public health and quality of treatment and preventive measures.

Method of computation

Road traffic fatalities to average annual population currently estimated is calculated for 100,000 people.

Comments and limitations

Get acquainted with coding rules for the primary cause of death and definitions set out in the revised International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). In case of difficulties with diagnosis, contact staff of the E-Health Center of the Ministry of Health to consult for the final diagnosis.

Quality assurance

Logical and arithmetic control of recorded data is carried out. Data control in data records is carried out by logical control procedure embedded in the data input and processing software. The causes of death codes are checked along diagnoses recorded in death report, according to ICD-10, and results tables are analyzed for causes of death.

Data availability and gaps

Data on mortality from suicide are published in statistical collections «Women and men in the Kyrgyz Republic», «Social trends of the Kyrgyz Republic», «Statistical yearbook of the Kyrgyz Republic», «Kyrgyzstan in figures», posted on the NSC website.


Territorial data aggregation: country, region, district. Data aggregation by sex: total, men, women.

Comparability with international data/standards

International definition of the indicator is used for national statistics. Data coding and compilation on deaths by cause of death is done by state statistics authorities in accordance with the WHO International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Causes of Death (ICD-10), since 2000 report. By agreement with the National Statistical Committee, database on mortality is submitted to the Centre for Electronic Health of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic: Form 2 «Information on the number of births, marriages, divorces and deaths by cause of death» is submitted monthly, with a delay of 1.5 months from the reporting month and form C52 «Population mortality by cause of death» submitted annually, in June following the reporting year.

References and documentation

References to RLA and methodology:;; National Statistical Committee publications: «Social economic situation of the Kyrgyz Republic» monthly report, statistical collections: «Statistical trends in the Kyrgyz Republic”, «Women and men of the Kyrgyz Republic», «Health of population and healthcare in the Kyrgyz Republic» available on the official website of NSC KR:

Data sources

Cause of death information is obtained from medical death certificates drawn up by doctors or mid-level medical personnel regarding disease, accident, homicide, suicide and other external influences resulting in death. These documents, along with civil registration of deaths are sent to statistical agencies for calculation.

Data collection methods

Mortality data are obtained from the annual statistical compilation of official records of deaths drawn up by the civil registration offices. Aggregated data are collected and processed by the regional statistical offices and the National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic.

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National Statistical Committee of the Kyrgyz Republic (Demographic Statistics Division)

Contact person(s)/focal point

Taipova Т.S.

Contact person's email,

Contact person's phone

+996 (0312) 32 46 36

Organization website

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