Road Toll - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 26 March 2015

2014 toll 2015 toll
66 68 (up 3.0%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 5 year
average
71 68 70 59 66 67
Gender
Gender 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 23 16 -7 -30% 19
Male 43 52 9 21% 47
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 3 2 -1 -33% 3
Driver 25 31 6 24% 28
Motorcyclist* 9 10 1 11% 13
Passenger 20 13 -7 -35% 14
Pedestrian 9 12 3 33% 9
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 30 28 -2 -7% 29
Rural vic 36 40 4 11% 38
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 1 1 0 0% 1
5 to 15 5 2 -3 -60% 2
16 to 17 0 2 2 200% 1
18 to 20 6 2 -4 -67% 6
21 to 25 6 9 3 50% 7
26 to 29 4 7 3 75% 4
30 to 39 12 8 -4 -33% 10
40 to 49 7 12 5 71% 7
50 to 59 7 3 -4 -57% 7
60 to 69 8 7 -1 -12% 10
70 and over 10 12 2 20% 11
Unknown 0 3 3 300% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2014 2015 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 1 5 4 400% 5
Rural roads 43 36 -7 -16% 37
Small towns/hamlets 0 1 1 100% 1
Urban Melbourne** 22 26 4 18% 24
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