3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2016-17 Quality Declaration 
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TASMANIA

  • In 2016-17, nine of the ten SA2s with the largest population increases in Tasmania were within Greater Hobart. The SA2 of Sorell - Richmond, in Hobart's north-east, had the largest growth in terms of absolute numbers (170 people), followed by Rokeby in the east and Brighton - Pontville in the north (both 160).
  • Five of the ten fastest-growing SA2s in Tasmania in 2016-17 were located in Greater Hobart. Old Beach - Otago on the eastern shore of Hobart was the fastest-growing, up by 3.2%, followed by Brighton - Pontville (2.9%).
  • Outside of Greater Hobart, the largest and fastest growth occurred around the city of Devonport. Port Sorell, on the coast to the east of Devonport had the largest growth (up 150 people), while Miandetta - Don, to the west, had the fastest (2.7%).


SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, Tasmania

ERP AT 30 JUNE
POPULATION CHANGE
2017p
2016pr-2017p
SA2 GCCSA
no.
no.
%

LARGEST GROWTH

Sorell - RichmondGreater Hobart
8 712
171
2.0
RokebyGreater Hobart
6 258
157
2.6
Brighton - PontvilleGreater Hobart
5 605
156
2.9
GlenorchyGreater Hobart
11 200
154
1.4
Port SorellRest of Tas
5 882
150
2.6
Kingston Beach - Blackmans BayGreater Hobart
10 518
145
1.4
Margate - SnugGreater Hobart
7 690
142
1.8
Old Beach - OtagoGreater Hobart
4 517
139
3.2
Howrah - TranmereGreater Hobart
10 571
139
1.3
Kingston - HuntingfieldGreater Hobart
11 500
133
1.2

FASTEST GROWTH

Old Beach - OtagoGreater Hobart
4 517
139
3.2
Brighton - PontvilleGreater Hobart
5 605
156
2.9
Miandetta - DonRest of Tas
3 709
97
2.7
Port SorellRest of Tas
5 882
150
2.6
RokebyGreater Hobart
6 258
157
2.6
CygnetRest of Tas
4 492
107
2.4
Hadspen - CarrickRest of Tas
3 375
80
2.4
Sorell - RichmondGreater Hobart
8 712
171
2.0
Risdon ValeGreater Hobart
3 177
62
2.0
LeganaRest of Tas
4 285
83
2.0



POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, Tasmania - 2016-17