How many motorcycle riders are there in the US?

How many people in the United States have a motorcycle license?

They’re called “sleeping license holders,” nearly 8 million Americans who have motorcycle riding credentials but don’t own a bike.

How many deaths on motorcycles per year?

Despite providing less than 1% of miles driven, they made up 15% of traffic deaths in 2012. Since about 2004 over 4,000 people have died every year up to 2014 in motorcycle accidents, and in 2007 and 2008 deaths exceeded 5,000 per year.

Motorcycle fatality rate in U.S. by year.

Year Deaths Injuries
2014 4,295 92,000
2015 4,976
2016 5,286
2017 5,172 89,000

What is the death rate of riding a motorcycle?

Accident Rates

The NHTSA reports that 13 cars out of every 100,000 are involved in a fatal accident, but motorcycles have a fatality rate of 72 per 100,000. Motorcyclists are also at a greater risk of a fatal accident per mile traveled.

How many people ride motorcycles worldwide?

About 200 million motorcycles, including mopeds, motor scooters, motorised bicycles, and other powered two and three-wheelers, are in use worldwide, or about 33 motorcycles per 1000 people.

What state has the most motorcycle riders per capita?

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Rank State # Bikes
1 South Dakota 69,284
2 New Hampshire 79,266
3 Iowa 173,929
4 Wisconsin 317,276
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