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National Regional Profile: Tasmania   
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/11/2010 CLASSIFICATIONS CODE: 6   
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Industry INDUSTRY


2005
2006
2007
2008
2009


BUILDING APPROVALS - year ended 30 June

Private sector houses no.
2 367
2 254
2 528
2 526
2 524
Total dwelling units no.
2 778
2 634
2 940
2 938
3 167

Value of private sector houses $m
397.2
404.4
469.6
509.8
516.0
Value of new residential building $m
440.5
459.3
525.0
560.8
615.0
Value of total residential building $m
543.8
567.4
635.2
689.5
764.8
Value of total non-residential building $m
323.9
283.2
398.5
502.7
501.0
Value of total building $m
867.8
850.6
1 033.7
1 192.2
1 265.8

Average value of private sector houses $'000
167.8
179.4
185.8
201.8
204.4

MOTOR VEHICLE CENSUS - REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLES - at 31 March

Rate per 1,000 population

Passenger vehicles no.
542
553
556
563
566
Campervans no.
7
7
7
8
8
Light commercial vehicles no.
147
152
154
157
161
Light rigid trucks no.
5
5
5
5
5
Heavy rigid trucks no.
15
16
16
16
16
Articulated trucks no.
3
3
3
3
3
Non-freight carrying trucks no.
2
2
2
2
2
Buses no.
4
5
5
5
5
Motorcycles no.
20
21
23
25
27
Total registered motor vehicles no.
745
764
771
784
793

Age of vehicle

Less than 5 years old no.
74 668
79 892
81 977
85 077
85 076
5 years to less than 10 years old no.
83 498
87 475
88 842
90 379
95 153
10 years or older no.
203 995
206 993
209 298
214 727
218 874

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION ESTABLISHMENTS - at 30 June

Hotels, Motels, Serviced Apartments - 5 to 14 rooms no.
-
-
123
124
118
Hotels, Motels, Serviced Apartments - 15 or more rooms no.
-
-
155
157
156
Hotels, Motels, Serviced Apartments - Total - 5 or more rooms no.
-
-
278
281
274

Hotels - 15 or more rooms no.
-
-
66
67
67
Motels - 15 or more rooms no.
-
-
55
55
55
Serviced Apartments - 15 or more rooms no.
-
-
34
35
34

Caravan Parks no.
-
-
47
47
47
Holiday Flats & Units no.
-
-
8
8
9
Visitor Hostels no.
-
-
20
20
20

AGRICULTURAL COMMODITIES * - year ended 30 June

Total area

Area of holding ha
-
1 739 161.0
-
-
-
Cereals for grain ha
-
23 249.9
-
-
-
Vegetables for human consumption ha
-
15 794.7
-
-
-
Orchard trees (including nuts) ha
-
3 211.8
-
-
-
All fruit (excluding grapes) ha
-
3 477.5
-
-
-
Non-cereal broadacre crops ha
-
16 048.6
-
-
-

Total number

Sheep and lambs no.
-
2 963 390
-
-
-
Milk cattle (excluding house cows) no.
-
203 446
-
-
-
Meat cattle no.
-
500 557
-
-
-
Pigs no.
-
16 647
-
-
-

GROSS VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION * - year ended 30 June

Gross value of crops $m
-
444.6
-
-
-
Gross value of livestock slaughterings $m
-
252.3
-
-
-
Gross value of livestock products $m
-
289.9
-
-
-
Total gross value of agricultural production $m
-
986.8
-
-
-

* Agricultural commodities and value of production data is subject to relative standard error (RSE) - for further information see ABS cat no. 7125.0


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