Who is getting injured in Western Australia?

Injury in Western Australia ranks 4th as a cause of death:

1. Cancer
2. Cardiovascular diseases
3. Respiratory diseases
4. Injury

The rates of injury and causes of injury are different for children, young adults and older adults.

People of all ages in WA have treatment by a doctor or go to hospital as a result of injuries:

For males injury is number 1 as a cause of potential years of life lost (PYLL) and injury is number 2 for females (after cancer).