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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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Partner Allowance is intended to provide adequate income for partners of income-support recipients who face barriers to finding employment because of their previous limited participation in the workforce.

As at 1 June 2001, there were 20.1 recipients of Partner Allowance per 1,000 persons in the local government area of Break O'Day. Tasmania as a whole recorded 7.6 recipients per 1,000 persons.


RECIPIENTS OF PARTNER ALLOWANCE, Tasmanian local government areas(a)(b) - 1 June 2001

Recipients
Estimated resident population -
as at 30 June 2001(c)



Local government area

no.

crude rate(d)
(per 1,000 persons)

no.

median age

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
118
9.1
12,915
29
Central Highlands
28
12.0
2,316
39
Clarence
326
6.6
49,594
38
Derwent Valley
104
11.1
9,373
36
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
76
19.1
3,989
45
Glenorchy
284
6.4
44,003
37
Hobart
111
2.3
47,446
36
Huon Valley
119
8.6
13,846
36
Kingborough
132
4.5
29,379
37
Sorell
87
7.9
11,004
36
Southern Midlands
53
9.2
5,730
36
Tasman
11
4.9
2,259
42
Total
1,448
6.2
231,854
37

Northern
Break O'Day
116
20.1
5,781
43
Dorset
59
8.0
7,339
37
Flinders
-
-
887
43
George Town
73
11.2
6,491
36
Launceston
419
6.7
62,335
36
Meander Valley
146
8.1
18,066
36
Northern Midlands
98
8.2
11,926
37
West Tamar
185
9.1
20,290
38
Total
1,095
8.2
133,115
37

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
159
8.4
18,886
36
Central Coast
250
11.9
21,029
38
Circular Head
44
5.5
8,047
34
Devonport
265
10.9
24,257
38
Kentish
71
12.9
5,499
36
King Island
7
4.1
1,724
38
Latrobe
100
12.1
8,241
38
Waratah/Wynyard
123
9.0
13,627
37
West Coast
38
6.9
5,516
33
Total
1,056
9.9
106,826
37

Tasmania

3,599

7.6

471,795

37

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Data have been aggregated to local government areas from postcode data supplied by Centrelink. Consequently, some figures have been rounded.
(b) Small area data in this table has been confidentialised. Totals for Tasmania may differ to those published in Statistics - Tasmania.
(c) Source: ABS data available on request, Population by Age and Sex.
(d) This is a crude rate only. It has not been adjusted to take into account the population eligible to receive payment. Therefore, care should be taken when interpreting figures.

Source: Centrelink.


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