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In Tasmania in 2002-03, there were 3,551 claims lodged at the Motor Accidents Insurance Board (MAIB). Some 3,193 (89.9%) were for head, leg, arm, neck, trunk or psychological injuries. Of these, injuries of the neck accounted for the largest number of claims, 1,318 (37.1% of total claims).
MAIB CLAIMS, Tasmanian Regions(a)(b) - 2002-03
(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. The Northern Region contains 7209-7304 excluding 7256 and 60% of 7215. The Mersey-Lyell Region contains 7256, and 7305-7470.
(c) Excludes Tasmanian registered vehicles involved in interstate accidents.
Source: Motor Accidents Insurance Board.