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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 Mersey-Lyell Region, Burnie local government area recorded the highest figure for 2003 (90), followed by Central Coast (75), Devonport (67) and Waratah/Wynyard (67).


ROAD ACCIDENT FATALITIES AND INJURIES, Mersey-Lyell Region(a)
Fatalities
Injuries
Total
2002
2003
2002
2003
2002
2003

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

Burnie
-
1
79
89
79
90
Central Coast
1
3
53
72
54
75
Circular Head
-
1
36
50
36
51
Devonport
1
3
70
64
71
67
Kentish
-
1
17
26
17
27
King Island
-
-
12
6
12
6
Latrobe
1
3
41
38
42
41
Waratah/Wynyard
-
4
71
63
71
67
West Coast
2
-
44
32
46
32
Total
5
16
423
440
428
456

- 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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