Road Deaths - Rolling 12 Month

Rolling 12 month road toll

12 months to midnight 25 May 2016

2014-2015 toll 2015-2016 toll
253 268 (up 5.9%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 5 year
average
299 273 260 251 253 267
Gender
Gender 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 67 77 10 15% 76
Male 186 190 4 2% 191
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 9 11 2 22% 8
Driver 124 127 3 2% 127
Motorcyclist* 31 48 17 55% 39
Passenger 49 49 0 0% 54
Pedestrian 40 33 -7 -18% 41
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 109 136 27 25% 117
Rural vic 144 132 -12 -8% 151
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 4 3 -1 -25% 4
5 to 15 4 4 0 0% 7
16 to 17 9 14 5 56% 6
18 to 20 18 29 11 61% 25
21 to 25 29 16 -13 -45% 32
26 to 29 23 21 -2 -9% 20
30 to 39 32 33 1 3% 34
40 to 49 32 37 5 16% 32
50 to 59 29 33 4 14% 32
60 to 69 29 30 1 3% 29
70 and over 44 47 3 7% 47
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2014-2015 2015-2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 21 21 0 0% 22
Rural roads 141 131 -10 -7% 147
Small towns/hamlets 4 3 -1 -25% 6
Urban Melbourne** 87 113 26 30% 92
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