Statistical reports

The following statistical reports analyse aspects of the Western Australian workers’ compensation and injury management scheme to offer insight into the health and viability of the scheme.

For more information about our research and evaluation publications or to request previous statistical reports, please contact us.

Actuarial reports
  • Quarterly Statistics for WA Workers Compensation Experience – December 2013 (PDF – 404kb)
    This actuarial report measures trends and changes in relation to key elements of the WA workers’ compensation scheme including claim numbers, claim finalisation rates, payments per claim incurred and average case estimates.The report is prepared by PriceWaterhouseCoopers, which provides actuarial services to WorkCover WA.
Quarterly reports
  • Scheme Status Report – September 2013 (PDF – 536kb)
    This report measures trends and changes in relation to key elements of the WA workers’ compensation scheme including claim numbers, claim payments, estimated costs, claim management and dispute and common law applications, with a comparison of approved insurer and self-insurers.

  • Insurer Claim Report – March 2014  (PDF – 1.8MB)
    This report monitors claim activity and measures claim management performance of approved insurers operating within the WA workers’ compensation scheme and the Insurance Commission of Western Australia.

  • Self-insurer Claim Activity Report
    To review self-insurer claim activity and claim management, refer to Section 2 of the Quarterly Scheme Status Report listed above.
Biannual reports
  • Medical, Allied Health and Vocational Rehabilitation Service Status Report – June 2013 (PDF – 1.4MB)
    This report details all payments associated with medical, allied health and vocational rehabilitation services provided within the WA workers’ compensation scheme. The report includes indicators of numbers of services, payments associated with services, average payments per service, average services per claim and average payments per claim. This report is produced every six months.

Annual statistical reports
Scheme reports
  • Workers Compensation Statistical Report: 2009/10 to 2012/13 (PDF – 1.5MB)
    This report presents descriptive statistical information about key elements of the WA workers’ compensation scheme over a four year period including premium rates, claims (numbers, payments, costs), claim management and lost-time claims (gender, occupation, industry). This report is produced on an annual basis.

Previous years


  • Long Duration Claims in the WA workers’ compensation scheme: 2009/10 – 2012/13 (PDF – 1MB)
    This report provides an analysis of long duration claims (defined as workers’ compensation claims which involve an injured worker having 60 or more days/shifts off work) within the WA workers’ compensation scheme. Information is reported at three levels: overall scheme, claimant characteristics and injury attributes.
Industry reports



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