Component 8: Costs of traffic accidents


This component displays the economic cost of traffic accidents (in prices of 2010).

Effect on the NWI:

Description and meaning of the component

Calculation the NWI, the costs of traffic accidents are deducted since in the context of a sustainable development they can in no way be seen as beneficial.


Development of the component

Costs of traffic accidents

(in prices of 2010)

billion Euro

source: Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen, graphic account by FEST/FFU