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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/05/2004   
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In terms of total road accident fatalities and injuries in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, Hobart local government area (LGA) recorded the highest figures for 2002 and 2003, with 209 and 193 respectively. Other LGAs that recorded high figures were Clarence, Glenorchy and Kingborough. Hobart, Clarence, Glenorchy and Kingborough are all highly populated areas with higher traffic flows than many other areas of Tasmania.


ROAD ACCIDENT FATALITIES AND INJURIES, Greater Hobart-Southern Region(a)
Fatalities
Injuries
Total
2002
2003
2002
2003
2002
2003

Local government area
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Brighton
3
-
43
55
46
55
Central Highlands
1
-
33
37
34
37
Clarence
2
2
132
142
134
144
Derwent Valley
2
1
54
53
56
54
Glamorgan/ Spring Bay
3
1
24
37
27
38
Glenorchy
1
5
158
130
159
135
Hobart
2
3
207
190
209
193
Huon Valley
1
-
54
46
55
46
Kingborough
-
1
82
114
82
115
Sorell
1
-
38
36
39
36
Southern Midlands
1
2
37
29
38
31
Tasman
-
-
29
13
29
13
Total
17
15
891
882
908
897

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Location of accident.
Source: Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources, Land Transport Safety Division. (Drawn off Traffic Accident Database on 17 March, 2004.)


FURTHER INFORMATION


For further information on road safety visit the Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources web site at http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/.


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