Road Deaths - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 23 August 2016

2015 toll 2016 toll
170 197 (up 15.9%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 5 year
average
193 172 149 162 170 169
Gender
Gender 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 46 56 10 22% 48
Male 124 140 16 13% 121
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Road user
Road user 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 6 5 -1 -17% 5
Driver 79 105 26 33% 79
Motorcyclist* 18 36 18 100% 24
Passenger 40 25 -15 -38% 33
Pedestrian 27 26 -1 -4% 28
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 76 94 18 24% 75
Rural vic 94 103 9 10% 94
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 2 3 1 50% 2
5 to 15 1 2 1 100% 4
16 to 17 11 5 -6 -55% 5
18 to 20 15 15 0 0% 16
21 to 25 13 19 6 46% 18
26 to 29 17 15 -2 -12% 13
30 to 39 16 26 10 62% 22
40 to 49 26 36 10 38% 21
50 to 59 20 25 5 25% 19
60 to 69 17 21 4 24% 20
70 and over 32 30 -2 -6% 30
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 12 20 8 67% 13
Rural roads 98 97 -1 -1% 93
Small towns/hamlets 2 0 -2 -200% 3
Urban Melbourne** 58 80 22 38% 60
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