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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 Wednesday, 20 September 2017 *

 Year from 1 Jan12 months to 20/09
2016201720162017
Casualty Types:
 
 
 
 
Drivers
112
146
159
197
Passengers
60
54
80
71
Motor Cycle Riders
31
26
49
45
Motor Cycle Pillions
1
-
2
1
Pedestrians
21
30
28
35
Pedal Cyclists
4
11
8
12
Other
3
-
3
2
Casualty Ages:
 
 
 
 
0-14 yrs
12
8
13
12
15-19 yrs
27
21
35
34
20-24 yrs
27
40
45
54
25-39 yrs
49
70
73
89
40-59 yrs
65
65
88
91
60 + yrs
52
62
75
82
unknown
-
1
-
1
Total Killed During:
 
 
 
 
January
34
32
February
30
28
March
25
32
April
27
32
May
23
30
June
31
33
July
17
37
August
31
29
September
14
14
October
-
-
November
-
-
December
-
-
Total
232 
267 
329 
363  

Fatal road crashes in New Zealand as at Wednesday, 20 September 2017 *

 Year from 1 Jan12 months to 20/09
2016201720162017
Total Crashes During:
 
 
 
 
January
31
29
February
22
26
March
25
27
April
24
31
May
21
26
June
24
29
July
13
32
August
25
29
September
12
14
October
-
-
November
-
-
December
-
-
Total
197 
243 
288 
332  

Weekly road deaths update by Local Government Region as at midnight Monday, 18 September 2017 *

Local Government Region20132014201520162017
Northland
11
10
13
22
24
Auckland
37
24
40
29
46
Waikato
24
33
46
50
43
Bay of Plenty
15
17
22
23
16
Gisborne & Hawkes Bay
9
14
10
11
22
Taranaki
7
8
7
10
1
Manawatu / Wanganui
10
25
23
11
26
Wellington
13
8
5
12
11
Nelson / Marlborough
8
7
1
9
11
West Coast
5
4
4
3
6
Canterbury
33
19
33
24
38
Otago
8
10
14
13
14
Southland
1
8
4
11
10
Total
181 
187 
222 
228 
268  


More detailed data from the Ministry of Transport

* Running total

Source: Research & Statistics, Ministry of Transport

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