Lives Lost - Rolling 12 Month

Rolling 12 month lives lost data

12 months to midnight 23 February 2017

2015-2016 toll 2016-2017 toll
257 276 (up 7.4%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 5 year
average
299 272 247 248 257 265
Gender
Gender 2015-2016 2016-2017 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 74 83 9 12% 78
Male 183 193 10 5% 187
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2015-2016 2016-2017 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 12 5 -7 -58% 8
Driver 119 151 32 27% 125
Motorcyclist* 39 46 7 18% 40
Passenger 53 37 -16 -30% 51
Pedestrian 34 36 2 6% 39
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2015-2016 2016-2017 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 125 124 -1 -1% 119
Rural vic 132 151 19 14% 145
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2015-2016 2016-2017 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 1 4 3 300% 3
5 to 15 4 3 -1 -25% 7
16 to 17 16 5 -11 -69% 8
18 to 20 28 14 -14 -50% 24
21 to 25 17 26 9 53% 29
26 to 29 23 21 -2 -9% 19
30 to 39 28 39 11 39% 36
40 to 49 39 51 12 31% 33
50 to 59 30 34 4 13% 31
60 to 69 24 27 3 12% 29
70 and over 47 51 4 9% 47
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2015-2016 2016-2017 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 17 28 11 65% 21
Rural roads 142 137 -5 -4% 144
Small towns/hamlets 3 7 4 133% 5
Urban Melbourne** 95 104 9 9% 94
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
* includes pillion riders
** Melbourne Statistical Division includes some rural roads
Note: Fatality data is compiled by the TAC from police reports supplied by Victoria Police. Fatality data is revised each day, with the exception of weekends and public holidays. Data is subject to revision as additional information about known accidents is received, and as new accident reports are received and processed.
5 year average rounded to nearest whole number