Safety Statistics

Road Safety Statistics

Latest Australian road deaths data:

  • There were 92 road deaths in February 2020. This is 9.0 per cent higher than the average for February over the previous five years.
  • There were 1,163 deaths during the 12 months ended February 2020. This is 4 deaths (0.3%) more than the same period ending February 2019.
  • Road deaths data are preliminary and subject to revision by jurisdictions.
  • Monthly Road Deaths Dashboard
    Monthly Generic Dashboard
  • Road Deaths Australia Monthly Bulletin
    This bulletin contains monthly summaries and current counts of Australian fatal road crashes.
  • Australian Road Deaths Database
    The Australian Road Deaths Database provides basic details of road transport crash fatalities in Australia.

Other Road Safety Dashboards

Regular Road Safety Publications

Statistical alerts for recent OECD road safety reports are available here.

External links to OECD and Australian state and territory road safety data are available here.

Office of Road Safety and National Road Safety Strategy

The National Road Safety Strategy sets out nationally agreed objectives, targets and priorities for road safety improvement in Australia. More information including NRSS statistical indicators are available at

The Office of Road Safety was established on 1 July 2019 to provide greater leadership and coordination of road safety efforts at a national level.


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