Road toll statistics

2017 Statistics

Road Toll - as at 8 December 2017


Total Male Female Under 25 Over 25 Aboriginal Non Aboriginal Urban * Rural
Driver 11 11 0 6 5 0 11 1 10
Passenger 734 0 74 3 0 7
Motorcyclist 33 0 1 2 0 3 0 3
Motorcycle pillion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bicyclist 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pedestrian 8 6 2 2 6 5 3 2 6
Total 2017 29 236 9 20920 3 26
This time 2016 4131119 322229 9 32

* Fatalities in Darwin, Palmerston and Alice Springs are recorded as Urban. Other regional areas (Katherine etc.) are recorded as rural.

5 Year Statistics (2012-2016)

Month 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 5 year average
January 3 2 3 1 3 3 2.4
February 2 1 3 3 3 3 2.4
March 1 0 3 4 3 2 2.2
April 4 5 2 2 4 3 3.4
May 3 4 7 5 4 1 4.6
June 6 4 3 8 1 5 4.4
July 6 3 3 4 5 3 4.2
August 9 5 4 7 6 0 6.2
September 3 4 2 3 0 2 2.4
October 3 5 5 4 7 4 4.8
November 4 2 2 1 5 1 2.8
December 5 2 2 7 4 2 4
TOTAL 49 37 39 49 45 29 43.8

Last updated: 13 December 2017.

2016 road injury statistical summary and 10-year trends

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Last updated: 13 December 2017