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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Transport >> Road accidents >> Motor accident claims >> Greater Hobart-Southern Region

Of Tasmania's three Regions, the Greater-Hobart Southern Region had the highest number of claims for 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03.

In 2002-03, of the 1,912 claims received in the Greater-Hobart Southern Region, 1,733 (90.6%) were for head, leg, arm, neck, trunk or psychological injuries. Of these, injuries of the neck accounted for the largest number of claims, 818. Some 15 claims were for fatalities.


MAIB CLAIMS, Greater Hobart-Southern Region(a)(b)
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Injury location
no.
no.
no.

Fatalities
25
23
15
Head
149
194
150
Leg
184
177
184
Arm
199
192
179
Neck
728
699
818
Trunk
337
385
375
Psychological
40
49
27
Nil injury/checkup
191
188
164
Total
1,855
1,908
1,912

(a) Region where the injury occurred.
(b) Some data included in this table were aggregated into regions from postcode data. As a result, the sum of the components may not always equal the total. The Greater Hobart-Southern Region contains postcodes 7000-7190 and 40% of 7215.

Source: Motor Accidents Insurance Board.


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