Road Deaths Australia—Monthly Bulletins

Publication Type:
Statistical Report

Publication Subject(s):

ISSN:
1449-1168

Release Date:
July 2016

This bulletin contains current counts and summaries of road crash deaths and fatal road crashes in Australia. It is produced monthly and published on BITRE's website on or around the 14th of each month. Data are sourced from the road traffic or police authorities in each jurisdiction.

A table providing monthly fatalities for the last 5 years has been added in the Excel file.

June 2016 : At a glance

  • There was a total of 95 road deaths during the month of June 2016. In comparison to the average for June over the previous five years, the current figure is 3.8 per cent lower.
  • During the 12 months ended June, there were 1,269 road deaths. This is a 8.5 per cent increase compared to the total for the 12-month period ended June 2015.
  • Presently, the rate of annual deaths per 100,000 population stands at 5.3. Compared to the figure for the 12-month period ending June 2015, this is an 7.0 per cent increase.

    Monthly Australian road deaths for last five years, with trend

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