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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 Friday, 20 October 2017 *

 Year from 1 Jan12 months to 20/10
2016201720162017
Casualty Types:
 
 
 
 
Drivers
126
162
161
198
Passengers
64
62
79
75
Motor Cycle Riders
37
31
49
44
Motor Cycle Pillions
1
-
1
1
Pedestrians
21
32
25
37
Pedal Cyclists
4
15
7
16
Other
3
-
3
2
Casualty Ages:
 
 
 
 
0-14 yrs
12
11
12
15
15-19 yrs
30
24
36
34
20-24 yrs
34
42
47
49
25-39 yrs
52
77
69
92
40-59 yrs
71
72
83
92
60 + yrs
57
75
78
90
unknown
-
1
-
1
Total Killed During:
 
 
 
 
January
34
32
February
30
28
March
25
32
April
27
32
May
23
31
June
31
33
July
17
37
August
30
30
September
24
28
October
15
19
November
-
-
December
-
-
Total
256 
302 
325 
373  

Fatal road crashes in New Zealand as at Friday, 20 October 2017 *

 Year from 1 Jan12 months to 20/10
2016201720162017
Total Crashes During:
 
 
 
 
January
31
29
February
22
26
March
25
27
April
24
31
May
21
27
June
24
29
July
13
32
August
24
30
September
22
28
October
14
13
November
-
-
December
-
-
Total
220 
272 
284 
337  

Weekly road deaths update by Local Government Region as at midnight Monday, 16 October 2017 *

Local Government Region20132014201520162017
Northland
15
11
14
24
28
Auckland
42
28
45
34
50
Waikato
26
37
52
60
51
Bay of Plenty
16
20
24
25
17
Gisborne & Hawkes Bay
10
16
11
11
22
Taranaki
7
9
8
10
3
Manawatu / Wanganui
10
27
24
12
29
Wellington
14
9
6
14
12
Nelson / Marlborough
8
7
1
9
12
West Coast
5
5
5
3
6
Canterbury
35
25
39
26
42
Otago
9
11
14
15
14
Southland
1
9
4
12
13
Total
198 
214 
247 
255 
299  


More detailed data from the Ministry of Transport

* Running total

Source: Research & Statistics, Ministry of Transport

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