Road Deaths Australia—Monthly Bulletins

Publication Type:
Statistical Report

Publication Subject(s):

ISSN:
1449-1168

Release Date:
May 2019

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 is included in the Excel file.

April 2019: At a glance

  • There was a total of 94 road deaths during the month of April 2019. The current figure is 1.5 per cent lower than the average for April over the previous five years.
  • During the 12 months ended April 2019, there were 1,181 road deaths. This is a decrease of 5.7 per cent from the 12-month period ending April 2018.
  • Presently, the rate of annual deaths per 100,000 population stands at 4.7. This is a 7.2 per cent decrease compared to the rate for the 12-month period ending April 2018.

Monthly Australian road deaths for last five years, with trend

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