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Road death statistics

New Zealand road death toll statistics covering road fatalities and fatal crashes, updated daily.

Road death statistics

Road fatalities in New Zealand as at Thursday, 14 December 2017 *

 Year from 1 Jan12 months to 14/12
2016201720162017
Casualty Types:
 
 
 
 
Drivers
154
180
165
188
Passengers
70
77
72
84
Motor Cycle Riders
45
44
46
49
Motor Cycle Pillions
2
-
2
-
Pedestrians
24
37
24
39
Pedal Cyclists
5
18
6
18
Other
5
-
5
-
Casualty Ages:
 
 
 
 
0-14 yrs
13
11
13
14
15-19 yrs
36
28
36
32
20-24 yrs
40
44
44
45
25-39 yrs
61
96
63
102
40-59 yrs
87
90
90
94
60 + yrs
68
86
74
90
unknown
-
1
-
1
Total Killed During:
 
 
 
 
January
34
32
February
30
28
March
25
32
April
27
32
May
23
31
June
31
32
July
17
37
August
30
30
September
24
28
October
23
32
November
32
27
December
9
15
Total
305 
356 
320 
378  

Fatal road crashes in New Zealand as at Thursday, 14 December 2017 *

 Year from 1 Jan12 months to 14/12
2016201720162017
Total Crashes During:
 
 
 
 
January
31
29
February
22
26
March
25
27
April
24
31
May
21
27
June
24
28
July
13
32
August
24
30
September
22
28
October
22
25
November
31
24
December
9
14
Total
268 
321 
282 
338  

Weekly road deaths update by Local Government Region as at midnight Monday, 11 December 2017 *

Local Government Region20132014201520162017
Northland
20
14
20
26
36
Auckland
45
34
49
45
62
Waikato
31
45
61
77
58
Bay of Plenty
17
26
28
30
22
Gisborne & Hawkes Bay
10
19
15
13
24
Taranaki
7
10
8
11
5
Manawatu / Wanganui
12
34
28
14
30
Wellington
16
12
9
15
14
Nelson / Marlborough
9
7
4
10
14
West Coast
7
7
7
4
10
Canterbury
48
34
44
28
49
Otago
14
18
16
18
15
Southland
1
11
8
13
13
Total
237 
271 
297 
304 
352  


More detailed data from the Ministry of Transport

* Running total

Source: Research & Statistics, Ministry of Transport

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