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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/02/2006   
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Contents >> Population >> Population size

At 30 June 2003, Tasmania's resident population was estimated at 477,077, or 2.4% of the Australian total of 19,880,599. Of the Tasmanian population:

  • Greater Hobart-Southern Region accounted for 49.2%, with 234,894 people
  • Northern Region accounted for 28.3%, with 135,067 people
  • Mersey-Lyell Region accounted for 22.5%, with 107,116 people.

Note: These figures have subsequently been revised at the state level, but the updated figures are not available at the regional level.

Source: Population by Age and Sex, Australian States and Territories (cat. no. 3201.0) and Population in municipalities, Tasmania


FURTHER INFORMATION
For an explanation of estimated resident population see Estimated resident population in Statistics - Tasmania.

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