Road Deaths - Rolling 12 Month

Rolling 12 month road toll

12 months to midnight 28 August 2016

2014-2015 toll 2015-2016 toll
257 283 (up 10.1%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 5 year
average
288 273 257 252 257 265
Gender
Gender 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 73 83 10 14% 77
Male 184 199 15 8% 188
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Road user
Road user 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 11 9 -2 -18% 8
Driver 120 150 30 25% 125
Motorcyclist* 30 52 22 73% 39
Passenger 55 41 -14 -25% 53
Pedestrian 41 31 -10 -24% 41
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 118 135 17 14% 117
Rural vic 139 148 9 6% 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 13 8 -5 -38% 7
18 to 20 21 25 4 19% 23
21 to 25 26 27 1 4% 31
26 to 29 23 23 0 0% 19
30 to 39 28 41 13 46% 35
40 to 49 34 48 14 41% 32
50 to 59 30 33 3 10% 32
60 to 69 28 27 -1 -4% 29
70 and over 47 44 -3 -6% 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 18 26 8 44% 22
Rural roads 143 142 -1 -1% 145
Small towns/hamlets 5 1 -4 -80% 6
Urban Melbourne** 91 114 23 25% 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