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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/10/2005   
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Contents >> Housing and construction >> Public housing >> People waiting for public housing

As at 30 June 2004, there were 3,327 households waiting for public housing in Tasmania. Of these, 1,417 (42.6%) had waited for between 0 and 6 months, 1,027 (30.9%) had waited for between 6 months and 2 years, 179 had waited for between 2 and 5 years (5.4%) and 20 (0.6%) had waited for 5 years or longer.


HOUSEHOLDS WAITING FOR PUBLIC HOUSING, Tasmanian local goverment areas - as at 30 June 2004(a)
Length of wait
0-6mths
6mths-2yrs
2-5yrs
5+yrs
Total

Local government area(b)
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
90
66
-
-
156
Central Highlands
8
3
-
-
11
Clarence
147
133
34
6
320
Derwent Valley
33
22
3
-
58
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
6
6
-
-
12
Glenorchy
215
203
48
5
471
Hobart
143
107
28
3
281
Huon Valley
23
10
3
-
36
Kingborough
51
30
8
-
89
Sorell
28
35
4
-
67
Southern Midlands
10
4
-
-
14
Tasman
3
3
-
-
6
Total
757
622
128
14
1,521

Northern
Break O’Day
10
7
-
-
17
Dorset
17
5
-
-
22
Flinders
3
-
-
-
3
George Town
23
9
-
-
32
Launceston
251
158
25
3
437
Meander Valley
22
16
5
-
43
Northern Midlands
16
11
-
-
27
West Tamar
25
12
5
-
42
Total
367
218
35
3
623

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
72
37
-
-
109
Central Coast
56
39
3
3
101
Circular Head
12
6
-
-
18
Devonport
96
63
10
-
169
Kentish
8
3
-
-
11
King Island
-
-
-
-
-
Latrobe
14
9
-
-
23
Waratah/Wynyard
30
26
3
-
59
West Coast
5
4
-
-
9
Total
293
187
16
3
499
Tasmania - active waitlist
1,417
1,027
179
20
2,643
Other(c)
684

Tasmania - Total Public Housing waitlist
3,327

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted to avoid the release of confidential data.
(b) Refers to current residence at 30 June 2004.
(c) Applications for which wait time cannot be accurately determined.
Source: Tasmanian Housing Information System, Department of Health and Human Services.


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