Road Deaths - Year to Date

Daily road toll update

Calendar year to midnight 1 May 2016

2015 toll 2016 toll
88 99 (up 12.5%)
Fatalities (equivalent periods)
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 5 year
average
103 96 84 86 88 91
Gender
Gender 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 23 25 2 9% 28
Male 65 73 8 12% 63
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Road user
Road user 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 2 4 2 100% 3
Driver 37 43 6 16% 39
Motorcyclist* 13 28 15 115% 16
Passenger 21 14 -7 -33% 20
Pedestrian 15 10 -5 -33% 13
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Location
Location 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 41 50 9 22% 40
Rural vic 47 49 2 4% 51
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Age Group
Age Group 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 4 1 2 1 100% 1
5 to 15 0 1 1 100% 2
16 to 17 4 3 -1 -25% 2
18 to 20 5 10 5 100% 7
21 to 25 12 10 -2 -17% 11
26 to 29 12 9 -3 -25% 7
30 to 39 8 9 1 12% 11
40 to 49 15 12 -3 -20% 12
50 to 59 8 12 4 50% 10
60 to 69 9 14 5 56% 12
70 and over 14 17 3 21% 16
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
Level of urbanisation
Level of urbanisation 2015 2016 Change % change 5 year
average
Provincial cities/towns 7 7 0 0% 7
Rural roads 50 50 0 0% 52
Small towns/hamlets 0 0 0 0% 2
Urban Melbourne** 31 42 11 35% 31
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