Claims Involving Hospitalisation Annual

Annual claims involving hospitalisation

Calendar year to midnight 31 December 2014

Claims data was extracted on 6 April 2016

2013 claims involving hospitalisation 2014 claims involving hospitalisation
5,683 5,974 (up 5.1%)
Claims involving hospitalisation
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 5 year
average
5,414 5,563 5,800 5,513 5,683 5,595
Gender
strTitle 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 2,312 2,549 237 10% 2,346
Male 3,367 3,418 51 2% 3,246
Unknown 4 7 3 75% 2
Road user
strTitle 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 391 386 -5 -1% 350
Driver 2,558 2,664 106 4% 2,548
Motorcyclist* 1,023 1,116 93 9% 952
Passenger 978 1,081 103 11% 1,039
Pedestrian 656 611 -45 -7% 631
Unknown 77 116 39 51% 75
Location
strTitle 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 3,836 4,049 213 6% 3,746
Rural vic 1,781 1,727 -54 -3% 1,804
Unknown 66 198 132 200% 45
Age Group
strTitle 2013 2014 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 17 309 349 40 13% 367
18 to 25 1,201 1,258 57 5% 1,234
26 to 39 1,265 1,390 125 10% 1,311
40 to 59 1,551 1,667 116 7% 1,516
60 and over 1,357 1,310 -47 -3% 1,167
Unknown 0 0 0 0% 0
The above table is based on claims accepted by the TAC from people with injuries sustained in transport accidents in Victoria, where the injured person was admitted to hospital within 7 days of crash. Excluded are denied and pending claims, and claims related to crashes occurring interstate.
* includes pillion riders
Note: Data is updated monthly from TAC claims databases. A six-month reporting lag is applied to the data, allowing for claims to be lodged and processed, and hospital invoices to be received and processed. Claims are reported by claim acceptance date. Data is subject to revision as additional information about known claims is received, and as new claims are received and processed.
5 year average rounded to nearest whole number