Road Toll - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 21 December 2014

2013 toll 2014 toll
238 243 (up 2.1%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 5 year
average
281 277 279 273 238 270
Gender
Gender 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 80 69 -11 -14% 77
Male 158 172 14 9% 192
Unknown 0 2 2 200% 0
Road user
Road user 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 6 9 3 50% 7
Driver 120 113 -7 -6% 128
Motorcyclist* 39 28 -11 -28% 42
Passenger 37 50 13 35% 51
Pedestrian 36 43 7 19% 41
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 100 104 4 4% 122
Rural vic 138 139 1 1% 147
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 0 4 4 400% 4
5 to 15 5 10 5 100% 8
16 to 17 3 4 1 33% 6
18 to 20 16 13 -3 -19% 29
21 to 25 21 31 10 48% 29
26 to 29 17 18 1 6% 19
30 to 39 27 35 8 30% 36
40 to 49 31 24 -7 -23% 34
50 to 59 28 31 3 11% 33
60 to 69 30 32 2 7% 26
70 and over 59 39 -20 -34% 46
Unknown 1 2 1 100% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 19 14 -5 -26% 22
Rural roads 130 137 7 5% 147
Small towns/hamlets 7 5 -2 -29% 5
Urban Melbourne** 82 87 5 6% 96
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