30/04/2008 Note: Some percentages in the Feature Article have been recalculated to include non-responses to selected Census questions relating to household tenure type and landlord type.
30/04/2008 Note: the word 'exclude' in the above 'Note' has been corrected to 'include'.
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31/01/08 | Tasmanian State and Regional Indicators provides a summary of Tasmanian statistical information and is released on a quarterly basis. First release topics are: Labour, Economic Activity, and Industry. Population, Family and Community, and Household Economic Resources are topics planned for the next release in April 2008. Further topics will be added in future releases throughout 2008.
Includes: Labour Force Status, Employment, Unemployment, Underemployment, Hours Worked, Average Weekly Earnings, Wage Price Index, Wage and Salary Earner Incomes
31/01/08 | The annual average size of the labour force in Tasmania continued to grow steadily over the years 2002-03 to 2005-06, but decreased again slightly in 2006-07 to 238,000.
Includes: Gross State Product, Capital Expenditure, Consumer Price Index, House Price Index, Industry Value Added, Housing Finance, International Trade, Motor Vehicle Sales
31/01/08 | Tasmania's Gross State Product (GSP) reached $19,239 million in 2006-07, an increase of $397 million or 2.1% from the 2005-06 figure of $18,842 million. In 2006-07, household final consumption expenditure was the largest component of total GSP, contributing $11,752 million (61.1%).
Includes: Industry Value Added, Agriculture, Mining, Manufacturing, Retail Trade, Tourist Accommodation, Building Approvals and Activity, Land Use, Business Counts
31/01/08 | In 2006-07, the number of dwelling units approved for construction recorded an increase for the first time in three years. Total approvals numbered 2,848, an increase of 8.2% from the 2005-06 total of 2,633.
31/01/08 | Tasmanian Housing Indicators: This article presents a range of housing indicators for Tasmania, drawn from a variety of ABS sources. It aims to illustrate the wider economic influences behind recent movements in the supply, demand and price of housing in Tasmania.