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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003   
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Contents >> Industry overview >> Workplace claims

From 1999-2000 to 2001-02, the number of claims lodged for workers' compensation in Tasmania decreased by 11.1% from 11,843 claims to 10,532 claims. Over the same period, all three regions experienced a decline in total claims.

  • Greater Hobart-Southern Region - total claims decreased by 14.2%
  • Northern Region - total claims decreased by 5.8%
  • Mersey-Lyell Region - total claims decreased by 11.1%.

WORKPLACE CLAIMS, Tasmanian regions
Greater Hobart-
Southern(a)
Northern(a)
Mersey-
Lyell(a)
Interstate/
overseas(b)
Tasmania(a)

no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Males
1999-2000
4,008
2,310
2,116
21
8,455
2000-01
3,876
2,269
1,978
10
8,133
2001-02
3,333
2,243
1,845
29
7,450

Females
1999-2000
1,849
908
626
5
3,388
2000-01
1,794
857
579
7
3,237
2001-02
1,695
788
593
6
3,082

Persons
1999-2000
5,857
3,218
2,742
26
11,843
2000-01
5,670
3,126
2,557
17
11,370
2001-02
5,028
3,031
2,438
35
10,532

(a) The Region refers to the place where an accident occurred.
(b) Accidents that occurred to Tasmanian workers whilst operating interstate or overseas.

Source: Workplace Standards Tasmania.


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