Lives Lost - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 27 September 2016

2015 toll 2016 toll
188 219 (up 16.5%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 5 year
average
207 197 172 185 188 190
Gender
Gender 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 51 61 10 20% 55
Male 137 158 21 15% 135
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 6 5 -1 -17% 5
Driver 91 116 25 27% 90
Motorcyclist* 21 43 22 105% 27
Passenger 41 25 -16 -39% 36
Pedestrian 29 30 1 3% 32
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 87 106 19 22% 85
Rural vic 101 113 12 12% 104
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 2 2 0 0% 2
5 to 15 1 2 1 100% 4
16 to 17 12 5 -7 -58% 5
18 to 20 17 16 -1 -6% 17
21 to 25 13 22 9 69% 19
26 to 29 18 16 -2 -11% 14
30 to 39 20 29 9 45% 25
40 to 49 32 39 7 22% 25
50 to 59 20 27 7 35% 22
60 to 69 17 21 4 24% 21
70 and over 36 39 3 8% 36
Unknown 0 1 1 100% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 13 21 8 62% 15
Rural roads 107 105 -2 -2% 102
Small towns/hamlets 2 2 0 0% 4
Urban Melbourne** 66 91 25 38% 68
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