Road Toll - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 21 October 2014

2013 toll 2014 toll
183 198 (up 8.2%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 5 year
average
223 235 220 224 183 217
Gender
Gender 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 61 55 -6 -10% 62
Male 122 143 21 17% 155
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 5 8 3 60% 6
Driver 93 90 -3 -3% 103
Motorcyclist* 32 21 -11 -34% 33
Passenger 26 41 15 58% 40
Pedestrian 27 38 11 41% 35
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 79 86 7 9% 99
Rural vic 104 112 8 8% 118
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 8 4 100% 5
16 to 17 3 4 1 33% 4
18 to 20 14 10 -4 -29% 24
21 to 25 18 24 6 33% 23
26 to 29 13 16 3 23% 16
30 to 39 23 30 7 30% 29
40 to 49 24 19 -5 -21% 27
50 to 59 19 25 6 32% 26
60 to 69 23 23 0 0% 21
70 and over 41 35 -6 -15% 37
Unknown 1 1 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 13 14 1 8% 17
Rural roads 100 113 13 13% 118
Small towns/hamlets 5 1 -4 -80% 4
Urban Melbourne** 65 70 5 8% 78
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