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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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From 2001 to 2003, the number of road accident fatalities in Tasmania decreased by 32.8% from 61 to 41. In 2003, some 39.0% of the state's fatalities occurred in the Mersey-Lyell Region, followed by the Greater Hobart-Southern Region (36.6%) and Northern Region (24.4%)

From 2001 to 2003, the number of road accident injuries in Tasmania decreased by 0.3% from 1,843 to 1,837. In 2003, some 48.0% of the state's injuries occurred in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, followed by the Northern Region (28.0%) and then Mersey-Lyell (24.0%).

ROAD-USER FATALITIES AND INJURIES, Tasmanian regions(a)
Region
2001
2002
2003

FATALITIES

Greater Hobart-Southern
29
17
15
Northern
11
16
10
Mersey-Lyell
21
4
16
Tasmania
61
37
41

INJURIES

Greater Hobart-Southern
899
891
882
Northern
503
529
515
Mersey-Lyell
441
423
440
Tasmania
1,843
1,843
1,837

(a) Location of accident.

Source: Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources, Land Transport Safety Division. (Drawn from Traffic Accident Database on 17 March, 2004.)


This section contains the following subsection :
        Road accident fatalities and injuries by road user type
        Road accident fatalities and injuries by location of accident
        Motor accident claims

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