Written Replies to Parliamentary Questions

Written Reply to Parliamentary Question on the Number of Deaths from Alcohol-related Violence and Traffic Accidents in the Last 10 Years, by Mr K Shanmugam, Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Law

Published: 06 August 2018

Mr Kok Heng Leun: To ask the Minister for Home Affairs in the last 10 years, what is the number of deaths that have resulted from (i) alcohol-related violence and (ii) alcohol-related traffic accidents respectively.



1. There were 10 deaths resulting from alcohol-related violence over the past 10 years.


2. The number of deaths resulting from drink-driving accidents has fallen from 22 deaths in 2009 to 14 in 2017.On average, there were 16 such deaths per year.


3. The Police will continue to take tough action against alcohol-related offences.


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