The Transport Agency says that safer cars and heavy investments on dual carriageways with lanes in either direction, instead of single carriageways with dual lanes, have helped in bringing down the number of deaths.
"These numbers are remarkably low. We are of course thrilled, even if it's important to remember that every single fatality is a tragedy," says Staffan Widlert, Director General at the Transport Agency.
However, the statistics for 2013 were not all positive and showed that the number of road traffic injuries increased last year. Widlert says that's because an increasing number of bicyclists suffer accidents.