Australian Bureau of Statistics
1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2003
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An unwanted side effect of transport activity is accidents, the costs of which include loss of life or injury to persons, and the destruction of, and damage to, equipment and infrastructure.
Rail and water accidents
As shown in table 23.22, in 2000 there were 51 deaths relating to water transport accidents, a 10.5% decrease from 1999, and 15.0% lower than the 60 deaths from water accidents in 1995. There were 43 rail transport accident-related deaths recorded in 2000, representing 2.1% of total transport accident deaths in Australia.
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