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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Of Tasmania's three Regions, the Mersey-Lyell Region had the lowest number of claims for 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03.

In 2002-03, of the 737 claims received in the Mersey-Lyell Region, 652 (88.5%) were for head, leg, arm, neck, trunk or psychological injuries. Of these, injuries of the neck accounted for the largest number of claims, 200. Some 11 claims were for fatalities.


MAIB CLAIMS, Mersey-Lyell Region(a)(b)
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Injury location
no.
no.
no.

Fatalities
23
8
11
Head
80
86
92
Leg
108
112
99
Arm
118
108
127
Neck
178
196
200
Trunk
132
162
119
Psychological
15
12
15
Nil injury/checkup
99
93
74
Total
753
777
737

(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 Mersey-Lyell Region contains 7256, and 7305-7470.

Source: Motor Accidents Insurance Board.



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