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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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At August 2001, there were 90,386 employed residents of the Greater Hobart-Southern Region. On 7 August 2001 (Census day), some 67.2% of these employed residents travelled to work by car, 59.6% as a driver and 7.6% as a passenger.

In the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, the local government areas (LGAs) of Brighton, Sorell and the Derwent Valley had the highest proportion of employed persons who travelled to work by car, 74.4%, 73.2% and 72.6% respectively.


METHOD OF TRAVEL TO WORK, Greater Hobart-Southern local government areas - Census 2001(a)(b)
Car as driver
Car as passenger
Bus
Motor bike/
scooter
Bicycle
Walked only
Other(c)
Total(d)

Local government area
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
no.

Brighton
67.1
7.3
2.9
0.2
0.1
1.5
20.9
4,023
Central Highlands
45.9
5.5
0.9
0.6
-
13.1
33.9
867
Clarence
63.0
7.8
5.4
0.5
0.5
2.2
20.6
19,525
Derwent Valley
63.8
8.8
1.7
0.2
-
3.4
22.2
3,119
Glamorgan/
Spring Bay
46.8
5.5
0.4
-
0.9
10.2
36.2
1,465
Glenorchy
63.1
8.1
5.0
0.6
0.7
3.4
19.0
15,819
Hobart
50.4
7.2
4.3
0.3
1.7
14.4
21.7
21,763
Huon Valley
60.1
8.5
1.3
0.3
0.3
4.5
25.0
4,679
Kingborough
63.4
7.7
3.0
0.4
0.5
2.3
22.7
12,196
Sorell
65.7
7.5
1.0
0.4
-
2.6
22.8
4,113
Southern Midlands
59.4
5.6
0.5
0.2
-
3.9
30.4
2,046
Tasman
45.6
4.4
1.0
0.4
0.4
8.3
39.8
768
Total
59.6
7.6
3.8
0.4
0.7
5.8
22.0
90,386

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Persons asked how they got to work on 7 August 2001.
(b) Totals may vary slightly due to randomisation of small cells of data.
(c) Includes ferry, taxi, multiple methods of travel to work, worked at home and did not go to work. Excludes method of travel not stated.
(d) Includes persons employed at the time of Census.

Source: ABS data available on request, 2001 Census of Population and Housing.


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