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Claims involving hospitalisation Rolling 12 Month

12 months to midnight 31 October 2018

Claims data was extracted on 2 May 2019

2016-2017 claims involving hospitalisation 2017-2018 claims involving hospitalisation
7,636 8,007 (up 4.9%)
Claims involving hospitalisation (equivalent periods)
2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 5 year
average
5,455 5,997 6,104 7,073 7,636 6,453
Gender
strTitle 2016-2017 2017-2018 Change % change 5 year
average
Female 3,282 3,462 180 5% 2,760
Male 4,346 4,536 190 4% 3,685
Unknown 8 9 1 12% 8
Road user
strTitle 2016-2017 2017-2018 Change % change 5 year
average
Bicyclist 477 533 56 12% 411
Driver 3,590 3,859 269 7% 2,989
Motorcyclist* 1,307 1,351 44 3% 1,125
Passenger 1,155 1,155 0 0% 1,074
Pedestrian 794 778 -16 -2% 681
Unknown 313 331 18 6% 173
Location
strTitle 2016-2017 2017-2018 Change % change 5 year
average
Melbourne 4,558 4,708 150 3% 4,222
Rural vic 2,224 2,256 32 1% 1,895
Unknown 854 1,043 189 22% 336
Age Group
strTitle 2016-2017 2017-2018 Change % change 5 year
average
0 to 17 383 419 36 9% 364
18 to 25 1,514 1,603 89 6% 1,312
26 to 39 1,877 1,941 64 3% 1,531
40 to 59 2,196 2,193 -3 -0% 1,780
60 and over 1,666 1,851 185 11% 1,466
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