Table 2 Audit Commission data on Fire Deaths and population 2007, Department for Transport “STATs19” data on road death

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Service name Per capita death rate (Fire) Per capita death rate (RTI)
Northamptonshire 10.46 101.64
Cumbria 6.05 98.79
Oxfordshire 3.16 98.10
Cornwall 1.91 85.88
Lincolnshire 5.83 80.17
Cambridgeshire 3.98 77.03
North Yorkshire 3.83 76.63
Warwickshire 0 76.63
Norfolk 1.2 73.32
Northumberland 9.68 70.97
Leicestershire 4.15 68.54
Staffordshire 3.77 67.8
West Sussex 3.89 64.85
Gloucestershire 1.73 62.18
Nottinghamshire 5.69 61.61
East Sussex 3.96 60.69
Cheshire 2 59.00
Wiltshire 4.72 58.27
Hereford & Worcester 8.21 57.46
Suffolk 4.27 56.98
Shropshire and Wrekin 4.43 55.43
Essex 2.99 53.89
Buckinghamshire 1.4 53.37
Humberside 2.21 53.04
South Yorkshire 1.55 52.59
Dorset 0 51.36
Bedfordshire & Luton 1.69 50.76
Kent 3.67 49.54
County Durham & Darlington 6.67 48.33
Devon and Somerset 3.05 46.92
Derbyshire 3.03 45.45
Lancashire 5.52 42.07
West Yorkshire 4.63 40.72
Surrey 1.84 39.63
Avon 1.92 39.35
Royal Berkshire 2.45 39.22
Hertfordshire 1.89 36.83
Hampshire 2.96 36.66
Isle of Wight 7.19 35.97
West Midlands 7.31 35.38
Greater Manchester 6.66 33.67
Cleveland 0 32.26
Tyne & Wear 3.68 32.17
Merseyside 1.48 31.76
London 4.26 29.42