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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/10/2004   
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The following table presents key economic indicators for Tasmania and three regions.


REGIONAL ECONOMIC INDICATORS(a)
Unit
Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania

Labour force, 2003-04
Employed (annual average)no.
104,800
60,500
44,800
(b)210,100
Unemployed (annual average)no.
7,000
5,100
3,500
(b)15,600
Unemployment rate (annual average)%
6.2
7.8
7.2
(b)6.9
Participation rate (annual average)%
59.0
60.9
56.6
(b)59.0

Wage and salary earners, 1999-2000
Wage and salary earnersno.
81,378
45,546
36,050
(c)163,623
Mean annual individual taxable income(d)$
31,379
29,724
30,081
30,640
Total annual individual taxable income(e)$m
2,553.6
1,353.8
1,084.4
5,013.4

Housing and construction, 2001-02
Number of new residential building approvals(f)no.
1,097
637
298
2,032
Value of new residential building approvals$m
150.8
79.4
42.5
272.7
Value of non-residential building approvals$m
91.7
42.3
34.0
168.0
Residential property sales(g)(h)no.
8,297
4,389
3,298
15,984

Tourist accommodation, 2003(i)
Establishmentsno.
60
39
44
143
Persons employedno.
2,075
1,241
928
4,244
Takings$m
72.5
31.1
24.3
127.8

Transport
Registered passenger vehicles(j)no.
123,956
69,897
52,268
(k)246,422
Total registered vehicles(j)no.
163,195
96,688
74,724
(k)335,057
Drivers' licences(l)no.
164,423
95,439
75,923
(m)336,230
Fatalities(n)no.
16
15
5
36
Injuries(n)no.
888
525
413
1,826

Agriculture, 2000-01
Gross value of agricultural production$m
159.3
280.6
315.1
755.0

(a) Regions referred to in this table are Statistical Region Sectors and are part of the Statistical Region Structure outlined in the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) 2001.
(b) Differences between the aggregation of regions and state-level totals may vary due to the annual average methodology used.
(c) Includes region unclassified.
(d) Mean annual individual taxable income refers to the sum of incomes from all sources as reported on wage and salary earners income tax returns for the financial year divided by the number of wage and salary earners.
(e) Total annual individual taxable income refers to the gross income from all sources for all wage and salary earners as reported on wage and salary earners income tax returns for the financial year.
(f) Includes conversions and dwellings units approved as part of alterations and additions or the construction of non-residential buildings.
(g) May include sales from previous period and exclude sales from current period due to lags in processing.
(h) Excludes details of property splits due to subdivision and strata titling.
(i) Includes hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments with 15 or more rooms or units.
(j) As at 31 March 2002.
(k) Total includes vehicles registered in Tasmania and located interstate. As a result discrepancies occur between the sum of individual components and totals.
(l) As at 1 January 2003.
(m) Total includes current licences where the residential address is interstate/overseas. As a result discrepancies occur between the sum of individual components and totals.
(n) Location of accident.


Source: see relevant section of Regional Statistics - Tasmania.



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