Road Deaths - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 29 May 2016

2015 toll 2016 toll
107 123 (up 15.0%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 5 year
average
129 115 94 106 107 110
Gender
Gender 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 28 32 4 14% 32
Male 79 90 11 14% 78
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 3 4 1 33% 4
Driver 52 56 4 8% 50
Motorcyclist* 13 31 18 138% 18
Passenger 23 16 -7 -30% 22
Pedestrian 16 16 0 0% 16
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 48 67 19 40% 49
Rural vic 59 56 -3 -5% 61
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 1 2 1 100% 2
5 to 15 0 2 2 200% 3
16 to 17 5 4 -1 -20% 2
18 to 20 10 13 3 30% 10
21 to 25 12 10 -2 -17% 13
26 to 29 13 10 -3 -23% 8
30 to 39 10 13 3 30% 14
40 to 49 18 17 -1 -6% 14
50 to 59 10 15 5 50% 12
60 to 69 10 17 7 70% 14
70 and over 18 19 1 6% 19
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 7 10 3 43% 8
Rural roads 62 53 -9 -15% 61
Small towns/hamlets 0 0 0 0% 2
Urban Melbourne** 38 60 22 58% 39
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