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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/10/2004   
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Contents >> Population >> Population composition >> Age and sex (number)

At 30 June 2003, there were estimated to be more females than males in all regions of Tasmania.

Children aged 0-14 years - Some 97,311 Tasmanians were estimated to be aged 0-14 years (20.4% of all Tasmanians). The Mersey-Lyell Region had the highest proportion of its population aged 0-14 years (21.1% of the region's population), with 22,615 people. In the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, there were 47,012 people in this age group; and in the Northern Region, there were 27,684.

People aged 15-64 years - Some 312,240 Tasmanians were aged 15-64 years (65.4% of all Tasmanians). The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest proportion of its population aged 15-64 years (66.1% of the region's population), with 155,219 people. In the Northern Region, there were 87,992 people in this age group; and in the Mersey-Lyell Region, there were 69,029.

People aged 65 years and over - Some 67,526 Tasmanians were aged 65 years and over (14.2% of all Tasmanians). In the Northern Region, there were 19,391 people (14.4% of the region's population) aged 65 years and over, and in the Mersey-Lyell Region, there were 15,472 people (14.4% of the region's population) in this age group. In the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, there were 32,663 people (13.9% of the region's population) aged 65 years and over.

Note: These figures have subsequently been revised at the state level, but the updated figures are not available at the regional level.


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION, Tasmanian local government areas - Number at 30 June 2003
Males
Females
0-14
years
15-64
years
65 years
and over
0-14
years
15-64
years
65 years
and over
Total
persons

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

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
1,898
4,176
397
1,777
4,346
476
13,070
Central Highlands
250
845
170
245
683
148
2,341
Clarence
5,143
15,960
3,291
4,754
16,433
4,280
49,861
Derwent Valley
1,038
3,170
559
1,035
3,010
590
9,402
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
369
1,315
409
341
1,246
391
4,071
Glenorchy
4,554
13,969
3,081
4,149
14,616
4,208
44,577
Hobart
3,761
16,759
2,820
3,627
17,210
3,892
48,069
Huon Valley
1,717
4,626
853
1,584
4,414
886
14,080
Kingborough
3,322
9,836
1,701
3,164
10,209
2,095
30,327
Sorell
1,267
3,615
693
1,262
3,635
683
11,155
Southern Midlands
673
1,939
329
687
1,790
324
5,742
Tasman
204
728
193
191
689
194
2,199
Total
24,196
76,938
14,496
22,816
78,281
18,167
234,894

Northern
Break O'Day
592
1,919
518
560
1,835
514
5,938
Dorset
841
2,286
551
724
2,223
629
7,254
Flinders
96
312
70
73
261
63
875
George Town
749
2,264
409
732
2,116
410
6,680
Launceston
6,276
20,630
3,756
6,048
21,146
5,481
63,337
Meander Valley
1,973
5,914
1,084
1,983
5,989
1,332
18,275
Northern Midlands
1,391
3,906
778
1,275
3,862
823
12,035
West Tamar
2,258
6,618
1,408
2,113
6,711
1,565
20,673
Total
14,176
43,849
8,574
13,508
44,143
10,817
135,067

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
2,039
6,117
1,129
2,007
6,273
1,464
19,029
Central Coast
2,178
6,628
1,482
2,091
6,799
1,854
21,032
Circular Head
1,009
2,738
432
891
2,530
486
8,086
Devonport
2,555
7,597
1,676
2,412
8,012
2,315
24,567
Kentish
627
1,875
330
626
1,789
286
5,533
King Island
163
605
134
139
527
109
1,677
Latrobe
879
2,825
607
808
2,714
685
8,518
Waratah/Wynyard
1,523
4,251
912
1,430
4,298
1,071
13,485
West Coast
614
1,871
246
624
1,580
254
5,189
Total
11,587
34,507
6,948
11,028
34,522
8,524
107,116

Tasmania
49,959
155,294
30,018
47,352
156,946
37,508
477,077


Source: ABS data available on request, Population by Age and Sex, Tasmania collection.


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