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Claims involving hospitalisation Rolling 12 Month

12 months to midnight 31 January 2019

Claims data was extracted on 2 August 2019

2017-2018 claims involving hospitalisation 2018-2019 claims involving hospitalisation
7,902 7,919 (up 0.2%)
Claims involving hospitalisation (equivalent periods)
2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 5 year
average
5,832 5,886 6,349 7,197 7,902 6,633
Gender
strTitle 2017-2018 2018-2019 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 3,435 3,427 -8 -0% 2,849
Male 4,461 4,482 21 0% 3,776
Unknown 6 10 4 67% 8
Road user
strTitle 2017-2018 2018-2019 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 511 517 6 1% 424
Driver 3,677 3,860 183 5% 3,063
Motorcyclist* 1,332 1,362 30 2% 1,157
Passenger 1,241 1,137 -104 -8% 1,106
Pedestrian 800 765 -35 -4% 692
Unknown 341 278 -63 -18% 190
Location
strTitle 2017-2018 2018-2019 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 4,594 4,675 81 2% 4,305
Rural vic 2,325 2,228 -97 -4% 1,946
Unknown 983 1,016 33 3% 381
Age Group
strTitle 2017-2018 2018-2019 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 17 415 362 -53 -13% 377
18 to 25 1,577 1,620 43 3% 1,343
26 to 39 1,933 1,926 -7 -0% 1,579
40 to 59 2,234 2,169 -65 -3% 1,827
60 and over 1,743 1,842 99 6% 1,507
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