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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Transport >> Passenger vehicles by year of manufacture

Of the 247,492 passenger vehicles registered in Tasmania at 31 March 2003, some 64,642 or 26.1% were manufactured before 1985, while 59,426 or 24.0% were manufactured between the years 1996 and 2000, and 25,674 or 10.4% between the years 2001 and 2003.

In 2003, the Northern Region had the highest proportion of registered vehicles manufactured before 1985, with 27.2% (19,011). This was followed by the Greater Hobart-Southern Region with 26.6% (33,151), and then Mersey-Lyell with 23.7% (12,420). The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest proportion of registered passenger vehicles manufactured between the years 2001 and 2003, with 11.4% (14,200). This was followed by the Northern Region with 9.8% (6,862), and then the Mersey-Lyell Region with 8.6% (4,529).


PASSENGER VEHICLES, By year of manufacture: Tasmanian regions(a) - 2003(b)

Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania(c)

Year of manufacture
no.
no.
no.
no.

To 1985
33,151
19,011
12,420
64,642
1986-1990
22,371
13,164
10,488
46,046
1991-1995
25,272
14,553
11,847
51,695
1996-2000
29,760
16,374
13,173
59,426
2001-2003(d)
14,200
6,862
4,529
25,674
Not stated
4
4
1
9
Total(e)
124,757
69,969
52,458
247,492

(a) The region reflects the residential address of the owner of the vehicle.
(b) As at 31 March 2003.
(c) Tasmanian total includes cases where the registered owner's residential address is located interstate but the vehicle is registered in Tasmania.
(d) This category includes motor vehicles manufactured in the calendar years 2001 and 2002 and in the first three months of 2003.
(e) Data included in this table were aggregated into regions from postcode data. As a result, the sum of the components may not always equal the total. The Greater Hobart-Southern Region contains postcodes 7000-7190 and 40% of 7215. The Northern Region contains 7209-7304 excluding 7256 and 60% of 7215. The Mersey-Lyell Region contains 7256, and 7305-7470.

Source: ABS data available on request, Motor Vehicle Census, Australia (cat. no. 9309.0).


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