Road Toll - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 1 September 2014

2013 toll 2014 toll
156 170 (up 9.0%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 5 year
average
194 195 197 181 156 185
Gender
Gender 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 52 47 -5 -10% 53
Male 104 122 18 17% 131
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 4 5 1 25% 5
Driver 79 77 -2 -3% 88
Motorcyclist* 27 18 -9 -33% 29
Passenger 23 37 14 61% 35
Pedestrian 23 33 10 43% 29
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 66 75 9 14% 84
Rural vic 90 95 5 6% 101
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 7 3 75% 5
16 to 17 2 4 2 100% 4
18 to 20 11 8 -3 -27% 22
21 to 25 16 18 2 12% 19
26 to 29 11 13 2 18% 14
30 to 39 18 28 10 56% 24
40 to 49 21 18 -3 -14% 24
50 to 59 17 21 4 24% 20
60 to 69 21 20 -1 -5% 19
70 and over 34 29 -5 -15% 32
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% 15
Rural roads 86 98 12 14% 101
Small towns/hamlets 4 0 -4 -400% 3
Urban Melbourne** 56 62 6 11% 66
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