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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003   
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At August 2001, there were 179,007 employed residents of Tasmania. On 7 August 2001 (Census day), some 68.6% of these employed residents travelled to work by car, 61.6% as a driver and 7.1% as a passenger.

The Northern Region had the highest proportion of employed persons who travelled to work by car, 70.2%, followed by the Mersey-Lyell Region with 69.9% and then Greater Hobart-Southern with 67.2%.


METHOD OF TRAVEL TO WORK, Tasmanian regions - Census 2001(a)(b)
Car, as driver
Car, as passenger
Bus
Motorbike/
scooter
Bicycle
Walked only
Other(c)
Total(d)

Region
%
%
%
%
%
%
%
no.

Greater Hobart- Southern
59.6
7.6
3.8
0.4
0.7
5.8
22.0
90,386
Northern
63.6
6.6
1.0
0.4
0.6
5.3
22.6
50,560
Mersey-Lyell
63.5
6.4
0.6
0.6
0.5
5.5
22.8
38,063
Tasmania
61.6
7.1
2.3
0.5
0.6
5.6
22.5
179,007

(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, tram, 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.


FURTHER INFORMATION


This section contains the following subsection :
        Greater Hobart-Southern Region
        Northern Region
        Mersey-Lyell Region

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