Road Toll - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 31 August 2015

2014 toll 2015 toll
168 174 (up 3.6%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 5 year
average
195 196 181 156 168 179
Gender
Gender 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 47 48 1 2% 50
Male 121 126 5 4% 129
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 5 6 1 20% 5
Driver 75 81 6 8% 84
Motorcyclist* 18 18 0 0% 28
Passenger 37 41 4 11% 34
Pedestrian 33 28 -5 -15% 28
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 74 82 8 11% 79
Rural vic 94 92 -2 -2% 100
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 3 2 -1 -33% 3
5 to 15 7 2 -5 -71% 4
16 to 17 3 12 9 300% 4
18 to 20 9 15 6 67% 18
21 to 25 18 13 -5 -28% 19
26 to 29 13 17 4 31% 14
30 to 39 28 17 -11 -39% 24
40 to 49 17 27 10 59% 21
50 to 59 21 16 -5 -24% 20
60 to 69 21 19 -2 -10% 20
70 and over 28 34 6 21% 32
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 11 11 0 0% 15
Rural roads 96 99 3 3% 99
Small towns/hamlets 1 2 1 100% 2
Urban Melbourne** 60 62 2 3% 63
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