Road Toll - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 19 August 2014

2013 toll 2014 toll
147 160 (up 8.8%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 5 year
average
188 189 193 167 147 177
Gender
Gender 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 47 44 -3 -6% 50
Male 100 116 16 16% 126
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 4 5 1 25% 4
Driver 75 71 -4 -5% 83
Motorcyclist* 26 17 -9 -35% 28
Passenger 19 36 17 89% 33
Pedestrian 23 31 8 35% 28
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 62 69 7 11% 81
Rural vic 85 91 6 7% 96
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 3 7 4 133% 4
16 to 17 2 3 1 50% 4
18 to 20 11 7 -4 -36% 21
21 to 25 16 18 2 12% 19
26 to 29 11 11 0 0% 13
30 to 39 17 26 9 53% 23
40 to 49 19 17 -2 -11% 22
50 to 59 15 21 6 40% 19
60 to 69 21 19 -2 -10% 18
70 and over 31 27 -4 -13% 31
Unknown 1 1 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 10 10 0 0% 14
Rural roads 80 93 13 16% 97
Small towns/hamlets 4 0 -4 -400% 3
Urban Melbourne** 53 57 4 8% 64
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