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Injury Trends - Data

From the New Zealand Accident Compensation Commission website statistical data:

ACC Injury Statistics 2004 (Third Edition)

Section 8. Motor Vehicle Account

Number and Cost of New and Ongoing Paid Entitlement Claims by Expenditure Category
  New Ongoing
  Number of Claims Paid Cost of Claims ($000) Number of Claims Paid Cost of Claims ($000)
Assessments
1994-07/1995-06 2,102 329 3,432 713
1995-07/1996-06 2,084 353 4,092 1,024
1996-07/1997-06 1,785 354 3,874 1,150
1997-07/1998-06 1,735 427 3,943 1,558
1998-07/1999-06 1,613 421 4,193 2,069
1999-07/2000-06 1,258 552 3,959 3,027
2000-07/2001-06 1,242 512 3,285 2,829
2001-07/2002-06 1,168 479 3,140 2,966
2002-07/2003-06 1,143 506 3,110 3,136
2003-07/2004-06 1,262 519 3,074 3,044

Back-Dated Attendant Care
1994-07/1995-06        
1995-07/1996-06        
1996-07/1997-06        
1997-07/1998-06     90 39,016
1998-07/1999-06     56 23,832
1999-07/2000-06     28 6,865
2000-07/2001-06     15 3,908
2001-07/2002-06     9 2,699
2002-07/2003-06     15 1,214
2003-07/2004-06     6 1,422

Death Benefits
1994-07/1995-06 134 2,030 1,363 19,576
1995-07/1996-06 109 1,415 1,435 20,642
1996-07/1997-06 106 1,570 1,473 21,296
1997-07/1998-06 96 1,594 1,510 22,369
1998-07/1999-06 107 2,063 1,492 23,013
1999-07/2000-06 106 2,005 1,496 23,623
2000-07/2001-06 122 2,007 1,479 24,208
2001-07/2002-06 111 1,753 1,483 27,825
2002-07/2003-06 119 1,838 1,449 44,541
2003-07/2004-06 104 1,953 1,356 28,374

Dental Treatment
1994-07/1995-06 258 104 213 121
1995-07/1996-06 215 87 291 145
1996-07/1997-06 199 93 336 173
1997-07/1998-06 169 69 336 155
1998-07/1999-06 156 62 289 150
1999-07/2000-06 148 58 259 174
2000-07/2001-06 133 51 306 176
2001-07/2002-06 116 39 341 194
2002-07/2003-06 161 57 359 227
2003-07/2004-06 165 54 306 228

Hospital Treatment
1994-07/1995-06 460 514 501 661
1995-07/1996-06 451 470 529 710
1996-07/1997-06 420 462 450 599
1997-07/1998-06 617 1,447 697 1,895
1998-07/1999-06 677 1,788 1,120 3,764
1999-07/2000-06 719 2,217 1,141 4,538
2000-07/2001-06 662 2,220 1,070 4,498
2001-07/2002-06 664 2,093 1,063 4,469
2002-07/2003-06 582 2,038 1,042 5,014
2003-07/2004-06 598 2,405 965 5,692

Independence Allowance / Lump Sums
1994-07/1995-06 632 777 1,674 5,965
1995-07/1996-06 546 478 2,209 2,894
1996-07/1997-06 434 367 2,616 3,654
1997-07/1998-06 78 113 2,565 3,893
1998-07/1999-06 67 99 2,267 3,958
1999-07/2000-06 49 41 2,266 4,351
2000-07/2001-06 56 77 2,218 4,696
2001-07/2002-06 42 70 2,208 5,073
2002-07/2003-06 23 227 2,243 5,827
2003-07/2004-06 38 497 2,263 14,626

Medical Treatment (Entitlement)
1994-07/1995-06 19 13 27 16
1995-07/1996-06 70 47 134 71
1996-07/1997-06 124 68 338 109
1997-07/1998-06 170 101 356 146
1998-07/1999-06 208 139 310 186
1999-07/2000-06 27 11 127 90
2000-07/2001-06 26 56 117 196
2001-07/2002-06 84 64 280 272
2002-07/2003-06 121 114 442 538
2003-07/2004-06 230 298 674 989

Medical Treatment (Med Fees)
1994-07/1995-06 5,299 1,396 6,926 1,619
1995-07/1996-06 5,094 1,293 8,671 1,990
1996-07/1997-06 4,509 1,177 9,464 2,043
1997-07/1998-06 4,298 1,088 9,417 1,913
1998-07/1999-06 3,888 1,025 9,280 1,890
1999-07/2000-06 3,614 1,088 9,015 2,123
2000-07/2001-06 3,784 1,439 9,409 3,232
2001-07/2002-06 3,718 1,474 9,517 3,697
2002-07/2003-06 3,905 1,709 9,679 4,365
2003-07/2004-06 4,369 2,035 8,969 4,227

Support for Independence for Non Serious Injury
1994-07/1995-06 1,854 3,659 2,348 17,270
1995-07/1996-06 1,940 3,822 2,799 21,286
1996-07/1997-06 1,700 3,213 2,901 23,791
1997-07/1998-06 1,402 2,000 2,700 22,284
1998-07/1999-06 1,349 1,714 2,637 24,306
1999-07/2000-06 1,356 2,940 2,835 26,967
2000-07/2001-06 1,426 3,746 3,149 39,192
2001-07/2002-06 1,361 5,145 3,271 45,862
2002-07/2003-06 1,452 4,922 3,235 47,464
2003-07/2004-06 1,677 6,019 3,310 51,103

Support for Independence for Serious Injury
1994-07/1995-06 106 72 454 1,380
1995-07/1996-06 102 247 481 2,270
1996-07/1997-06 145 688 736 4,866
1997-07/1998-06 166 995 869 7,095
1998-07/1999-06 250 958 1,286 9,389
1999-07/2000-06 217 838 1,324 10,669
2000-07/2001-06 274 559 1,558 7,841
2001-07/2002-06 275 548 1,744 7,945
2002-07/2003-06 293 565 1,679 8,663
2003-07/2004-06 371 960 1,598 9,411

Survivors’ Grants
1994-07/1995-06 130 1,040 541 1,766
1995-07/1996-06 113 898 553 1,883
1996-07/1997-06 101 912 580 2,375
1997-07/1998-06 91 842 628 2,772
1998-07/1999-06 98 996 664 2,937
1999-07/2000-06 106 1,058 722 4,137
2000-07/2001-06 119 1,353 784 5,295
2001-07/2002-06 113 1,238 739 4,552
2002-07/2003-06 111 1,331 725 3,959
2003-07/2004-06 106 1,274 717 3,795

Transport to Treatment
1994-07/1995-06 1,164 716 1,266 776
1995-07/1996-06 1,133 856 1,541 922
1996-07/1997-06 977 783 1,559 1,012
1997-07/1998-06 909 789 1,524 850
1998-07/1999-06 866 781 1,440 799
1999-07/2000-06 2,244 1,566 1,605 948
2000-07/2001-06 2,382 1,853 1,884 1,186
2001-07/2002-06 2,327 1,901 1,889 1,130
2002-07/2003-06 2,519 2,142 1,911 1,108
2003-07/2004-06 2,770 2,438 1,758 1,040

Vocational Rehabilitation
1994-07/1995-06 472 126 1,595 896
1995-07/1996-06 402 168 1,751 1,243
1996-07/1997-06 422 206 1,909 1,495
1997-07/1998-06 414 568 1,894 2,217
1998-07/1999-06 410 633 2,205 2,855
1999-07/2000-06 359 451 1,762 2,408
2000-07/2001-06 307 187 1,570 2,569
2001-07/2002-06 469 315 1,799 2,954
2002-07/2003-06 437 370 1,864 2,945
2003-07/2004-06 760 737 2,097 3,887

Weekly Compensation
1994-07/1995-06 5,016 15,669 5,368 86,210
1995-07/1996-06 4,730 16,147 5,620 89,169
1996-07/1997-06 4,069 14,568 5,637 93,377
1997-07/1998-06 3,761 14,126 5,474 92,013
1998-07/1999-06 3,204 12,637 5,227 91,569
1999-07/2000-06 2,901 10,386 4,826 87,825
2000-07/2001-06 2,979 11,283 4,484 86,226
2001-07/2002-06 2,921 11,394 4,374 83,046
2002-07/2003-06 3,126 12,157 4,261 84,011
2003-07/2004-06 3,442 13,896 4,276 86,286

Miscellaneous
1994-07/1995-06 96 32 429 379
1995-07/1996-06 100 47 489 410
1996-07/1997-06 114 45 583 3,129
1997-07/1998-06 118 39 622 647
1998-07/1999-06 118 40 695 836
1999-07/2000-06 84 21 613 887
2000-07/2001-06 84 17 621 922
2001-07/2002-06 90 41 674 1,468
2002-07/2003-06 73 48 626 925
2003-07/2004-06 78 68 695 1,683