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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of fatalities per 100,000: Australian states and territories 1971-2009 and 2001-2009

From: Are we there yet? Australian road safety targets and road traffic crash fatalities

1971-2009 Australia NSW Vic. Qld SA WA Tas. ACT NT
Mean 15.7 15.6 14.1 17.2 16 16.3 17.1 9.5 38.6
Median 13.7 13.7 12.5 14 15.6 14 16.2 9.2 36
Maximum 27.5 27.4 25.6 32.7 30.8 32.5 32.7 20 68.9
Minimum 6.7 5.4 5.4 7.5 6.2 8.1 6.8 2.8 13.8
Std. Dev. 7.2 7.6 6.7 8.5 6.6 7.3 7.1 4.9 13.4
2001-2009          
Mean 7.9 7.2 6.9 8.2 8.6 9.3 10.4 4.2 24.1
Median 7.9 7.5 6.7 8.2 9.0 9.2 10.5 3.9 26.1
Maximum 9 8.5 9.2 8.9 10.3 11.2 12.9 7.9 34.1
Minimum 6.7 5.4 5.4 7.5 6.2 8.1 7.8 2.8 13.8
Std. Dev. 0.7 1.0 1.2 0.5 1.5 0.9 2.0 1.5 6.1