Road Toll - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 17 September 2014

2013 toll 2014 toll
165 178 (up 7.9%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 5 year
average
203 201 202 193 165 193
Gender
Gender 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 56 50 -6 -11% 55
Male 109 128 19 17% 137
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 4 6 2 50% 5
Driver 83 82 -1 -1% 92
Motorcyclist* 28 19 -9 -32% 29
Passenger 25 38 13 52% 36
Pedestrian 25 33 8 32% 31
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 72 77 5 7% 88
Rural vic 93 101 8 9% 105
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 0 3 3 300% 3
5 to 15 4 7 3 75% 5
16 to 17 2 4 2 100% 4
18 to 20 12 8 -4 -33% 22
21 to 25 17 19 2 12% 20
26 to 29 12 14 2 17% 14
30 to 39 19 28 9 47% 24
40 to 49 21 19 -2 -10% 24
50 to 59 18 22 4 22% 23
60 to 69 21 21 0 0% 19
70 and over 38 32 -6 -16% 34
Unknown 1 1 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 10 11 1 10% 15
Rural roads 90 103 13 14% 104
Small towns/hamlets 4 1 -3 -75% 3
Urban Melbourne** 61 63 2 3% 70
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