Towards Zero Road Safety Quarterly Statistics

The TAC Towards Zero Road Safety Quarterly Statistics Report contains statistical information on the lives lost and injuries* sustained on Victorian roads in transport accidents.

*Injuries requiring hospitalisation within 7 days of the accident.

See below for the latest Towards Zero Quarterly Statistics report:

Key numbers from the report

For a 12 month period from July 2019 to June 2020:

  • Lives lost and fatal crashes per 100,000 population were 3.44 and 3.17 respectively.
  • Lives lost and fatal crashes per 10,000 vehicles were 0.45 and 0.41 respectively.
  • Total 230 people lost their lives on Victorian roads compared to 263 during the last 12 month period July 2018 to June 2019. This is 13% decrease (33 less lives lost)
  • Year to date to the end of June 2020, 113 people lost their lives on Victorian roads compared to 150 in the same period last year. This is 24.7% decrease (37 less lives lost).
  • Greater Geelong (14), Mornington Peninsula (10) and 8 each in Casey, Darebin, Frankston and Hume councils had the highest numbers of lives lost, compared to all other LGA’s during this period.
  • 46% (105) of lives lost were drivers, 19% (43) were pedestrians, 16% (37) were passengers, 14% (32) were motorcyclists, and 6% (13) were bicyclists.
  • 211 fatal crashes on Victorian roads, this includes 17 double fatalities and 1 quadruple fatality crash. This compares to 248 fatal crashes during the 12 months to the end of June 2019 (37 less fatal crashes)
  • On average 30,151 speed infringements and 290 excessive speed infringements issued from Mobile cameras a month.

Tables in the report

Tables in the report include lives lost figures for the year to date and as a rolling 12 month total (broken down by gender, road user, accident location, age group, local government area (LGA) and accident type):

  • Serious casualties (broken down by gender, road user, accident location, age group, local government area (LGA) and accident type)
  • Victorian road lives lost by month since July 1951
  • Interstate lives lost

Graphs in the report

Graphs in the summary show the trends for:

  • Casualties per 10,000 vehicles and 100,000 population
  • Lives lost and serious casualties in urban and rural areas
  • Serious casualties in urban and rural areas by age groups
  • Lives lost and injuries* by road user class

Previous Road Safety Statistical Summary Reports:

The TAC Road Safety Statistical Summary contains statistical information on the road toll, serious casualties, drink driving and police enforcement.

See below previous revised Road Safety Statistical Summary: