Road Deaths - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 25 July 2016

2015 toll 2016 toll
143 168 (up 17.5%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 5 year
average
180 151 131 144 143 150
Gender
Gender 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 38 45 7 18% 44
Male 105 122 17 16% 106
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 6 5 -1 -17% 5
Driver 69 88 19 28% 70
Motorcyclist* 17 34 17 100% 22
Passenger 32 22 -10 -31% 30
Pedestrian 19 19 0 0% 23
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 63 83 20 32% 66
Rural vic 80 85 5 6% 84
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 1 2 1 100% 2
5 to 15 1 2 1 100% 3
16 to 17 10 4 -6 -60% 4
18 to 20 15 14 -1 -7% 15
21 to 25 13 17 4 31% 17
26 to 29 15 12 -3 -20% 11
30 to 39 13 24 11 85% 18
40 to 49 25 30 5 20% 19
50 to 59 14 20 6 43% 16
60 to 69 12 21 9 75% 18
70 and over 24 22 -2 -8% 26
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 8 16 8 100% 12
Rural roads 85 83 -2 -2% 83
Small towns/hamlets 2 0 -2 -200% 2
Urban Melbourne** 48 69 21 44% 53
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