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Table 1 Annual RTC fatality rate data per 100,000 population: Australia and Australian states and territories, 1971-2009

From: Are we there yet? Australian road safety targets and road traffic crash fatalities

  Australia NSW Vic. Qld SA WA Tas. ACT NT
1971 27.47 26.43 25.63 32.08 24.33 31.5 32.66 13.23 58.32
1972 25.72 22.77 24.99 30.13 25.69 31.42 26.48 20.03 57.56
1973 27.24 25.40 25.22 32.69 26.78 32.51 26.05 16.73 56.63
1974 26.03 26.05 21.46 29.33 30.77 29.62 27.33 16.65 42.75
1975 26.59 26.12 24.03 30.96 26.79 26.32 29.75 16.08 68.91
1976 25.53 25.49 24.62 27.19 24.1 26.14 26.19 18.29 51.92
1977 25.21 25.35 24.86 26.86 23.79 24.08 26.99 13.57 45.22
1978 25.8 27.39 22.49 28.18 22.45 28.1 25.38 13.76 61.83
1979 24.17 25.20 21.77 27.81 23.75 22.38 22.1 10.87 46.43
1980 22.27 25.20 16.78 24.58 20.56 23.09 23.61 13.38 53.28
1981 22.25 24.66 19.41 25.33 16.83 18.31 25.98 12.74 57.09
1982 21.42 23.63 17.76 24.83 20.28 17.63 22.33 11.16 46.04
1983 17.9 18.05 16.45 20.55 19.77 14.83 16.17 11.72 35.32
1984 18.11 19.19 16.12 20.01 17.06 15.89 18.96 15.1 35.17
1985 18.63 19.53 16.58 19.52 19.54 17.13 17.61 13.13 45.11
1986 18.03 18.60 16.05 18.33 20.83 15.63 20.38 12.36 45.98
1987 17.04 17.07 16.75 16.52 18.38 14.24 17.14 13.56 53.1
1988 17.46 18.17 16.45 19.67 15.87 14.98 16.62 11.39 32.07
1989 16.66 16.62 17.96 15.14 15.64 15.33 17.57 11.58 37.85
1990 13.66 13.66 12.52 13.76 15.78 12.15 15.36 9.21 41.53
1991 12.23 11.24 11.38 13.34 12.72 12.65 16.5 5.88 40.49
1992 11.28 10.88 8.89 13.73 11.33 12.06 15.75 6.79 32.13
1993 11.05 9.68 9.73 12.73 14.92 12.46 12.3 4.01 25.77
1994 10.8 10.66 8.4 13.12 10.84 12.39 12.48 5.64 23.65
1995 11.16 10.12 9.25 13.97 12.32 12.05 12.03 4.92 34.36
1996 10.76 9.36 9.14 11.53 12.28 13.99 13.49 7.46 39.59
1997 9.54 9.18 8.2 10.6 9.99 10.97 6.76 5.5 32.1
1998 9.38 8.77 8.41 8.09 11.28 12.23 10.17 7.1 36.34
1999 9.32 9.00 8.17 8.97 10.08 11.79 11.24 6.08 25.42
2000 9.49 9.30 8.58 8.9 11.03 11.31 9.12 5.71 26.08
2001 8.95 7.97 9.24 8.93 10.12 8.68 12.93 5.01 25.28
2002 8.73 8.46 8.16 8.67 10.12 9.3 7.83 3.1 27.58
2003 8.15 8.08 6.7 8.14 10.25 9.22 8.58 3.38 26.49
2004 7.86 7.60 6.88 7.97 9.02 8.98 12.01 2.75 17.31
2005 7.98 7.52 6.85 8.26 9.53 8.08 10.49 7.87 26.64
2006 7.72 7.28 6.57 8.19 7.46 9.86 11.23 3.89 19.94
2007 7.69 6.49 6.42 8.58 7.83 11.16 9.53 4.12 26.05
2008 6.73 5.35 5.7 7.64 6.17 9.63 8.04 4.05 34.12
2009 6.9 6.49 5.44 7.49 7.33 8.81 12.73 3.42 13.79
  1. Sources: [30, 47]