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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/05/2004   
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Contents >> Transport >> Drivers licences

As at 1 January 2004, there were 345,145 licences to drive vehicles in Tasmania. Of these, some 301,622 or 87.4% were basic current licences, with the remainder being made up of provisional (4.7%), learner current (4.1%) and other (3.8%).

The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest number of drivers' licences with 169,261 (49.0% of the state total), followed by the Northern Region with 97,546 licences (28.3%) and the Mersey-Lyell Region with 78,077 licences (22.6%).


DRIVERS' LICENCES, Tasmanian regions - 2004(a)(b)
Basic current
Provisional
Learner current
Other(d)
Total

Region(c)
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
147,237
7,743
7,719
6,562
169,261
Northern
85,547
4,670
3,553
3,776
97,546
Mersey-Lyell
68,624
3,690
2,909
2,854
78,077
Tasmania(e)
301,622
16,106
14,184
13,233
345,145

(a) As at 1 January.
(b) Drivers' licences include car, light rigid vehicle, medium rigid vehicle, heavy rigid vehicle, heavy combination vehicle, multiple combination vehicle and motorcycles.
(c) Based on residential address of licence holder.
(d) Includes Basic Suspended, Basic Cancelled, Restricted Current and Learner Suspended or Disqualified.
(e) Includes current licences where the residential address is interstate/overseas.

Source: Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources.


FURTHER INFORMATION


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

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