Road Deaths - Rolling 12 Month

Rolling 12 month road toll

12 months to midnight 21 September 2016

2014-2015 toll 2015-2016 toll
247 287 (up 16.2%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 5 year
average
286 278 254 260 247 265
Gender
Gender 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 70 83 13 19% 77
Male 177 203 26 15% 188
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Road user
Road user 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 10 9 -1 -10% 8
Driver 119 151 32 27% 125
Motorcyclist* 31 52 21 68% 39
Passenger 50 42 -8 -16% 53
Pedestrian 37 33 -4 -11% 41
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 113 137 24 21% 117
Rural vic 134 150 16 12% 148
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 3 3 0 0% 3
5 to 15 4 4 0 0% 7
16 to 17 12 8 -4 -33% 7
18 to 20 23 24 1 4% 24
21 to 25 25 27 2 8% 30
26 to 29 22 23 1 5% 19
30 to 39 29 39 10 34% 35
40 to 49 32 48 16 50% 33
50 to 59 29 35 6 21% 31
60 to 69 26 27 1 4% 29
70 and over 42 49 7 17% 47
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 19 26 7 37% 22
Rural roads 138 142 4 3% 145
Small towns/hamlets 4 2 -2 -50% 6
Urban Melbourne** 86 117 31 36% 93
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