Lives Lost - Year to Date

Daily lives lost update

Calendar year to midnight 23 February 2017

2016 toll 2017 toll
46 31 (down 32.6%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 5 year
average
47 37 41 41 46 42
Gender
Gender 2016 2017 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 11 12 1 9% 13
Male 35 19 -16 -46% 29
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2016 2017 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 3 0 -3 -300% 2
Driver 16 16 0 0% 18
Motorcyclist* 15 5 -10 -67% 8
Passenger 6 7 1 17% 10
Pedestrian 6 2 -4 -67% 5
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2016 2017 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 26 10 -16 -62% 19
Rural vic 20 20 0 0% 24
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2016 2017 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 0 1 1 100% 0
5 to 15 1 0 -1 -100% 1
16 to 17 2 1 -1 -50% 1
18 to 20 5 3 -2 -40% 4
21 to 25 5 3 -2 -40% 4
26 to 29 4 1 -3 -75% 4
30 to 39 4 3 -1 -25% 6
40 to 49 8 6 -2 -25% 6
50 to 59 5 4 -1 -20% 4
60 to 69 6 2 -4 -67% 7
70 and over 6 7 1 17% 6
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2016 2017 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 3 1 -2 -67% 2
Rural roads 23 21 -2 -9% 24
Small towns/hamlets 0 2 2 200% 0
Urban Melbourne** 20 7 -13 -65% 16
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