Safety performance indicators—Northern Territory

Outcome Measures - Northern Territory

Safe Roads

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
Number of deaths from head-on crashes 2 3 80.0%
Number of deaths from single-vehicle crashes 34 24 -30.1%
Number of deaths from intersection crashes 7 5 -31.8%
Number of deaths from crashes on metropolitan road N/A N/A N/A
Number of deaths from crashes on regional roads 20 13 -35.0%
Number of deaths from crashes on remote roads1 32 22 -30.5%

Safe People – Responsible Road Use

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
Number of young driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 17-25 yrs) 9 3 -66.7%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a young driver or motorcycle rider (aged 17-25 yrs) 18 8 -56.4%
Number of older driver and motorcycle rider deaths (aged 65+ yrs) 2 0 -100.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving an older driver or motorcycle rider (aged 65+ yrs) 5 2 -57.1%
Number of motorcyclist deaths 5 3 -43.8%
Number of cyclist deaths 0 0 0.0%
Number of pedestrian deaths 10 4 -61.3%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a heavy vehicle 3 1 -66.7%

Safe People – Irresponsible Road Use2

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit 11 1 -91.2%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) above the legal limit 15 8 -46.7%
Number of deaths from crashes involving an unlicensed driver or motorcycle rider 15 10 -34.8%
Number of vehicle occupants killed who were not wearing a restraint 17 7 -58.0%
Number of drivers and motorcycle riders killed who had an illegal drug in their system 6 0 -100.0%
Number of deaths from crashes involving a driver or motorcycle rider who had an illegal drug in their system 12 1 -91.7%

Safety Performance Indicators – Northern Territory

Safe Speeds

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
Number of deaths from crashes where speed was a contributory factor N/A N/A N/A
Mean free speeds at designated sites across the network N/A N/A N/A
Percentage of vehicles speeding by vehicle type and offence category N/A N/A N/A

Safe Vehicles

Measure Baseline
(2008-2010)
2019 % Change4
Average age of the vehicle fleet (years)3 8.9 9.5 6.7%
Average age of passenger vehicles 8.6 9.3 8.1%
Percentage of new light vehicles sold with a 5-star ANCAP rating N/A 94% N/A
Percentage of new vehicles sold with Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) N/A N/A N/A

1 Totals for metropolitan, regional and remote categories do not add to the annual totals because some fatalities could not be coded to a regional category.

2 Fatality counts for each of the following indicators are lower-bound estimates – due to a substantial number of cases with unknown values

3 Based on estimates from the annual Motor Vehicle Census, Australian Bureau of Statistics.

4 Baseline figures are rounded to whole numbers. Calculations have been made prior to rounding for accurate recording.