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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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From 1998 to 2002, there was an increase of 10.4% in the number of deaths in Tasmania.

Between 1998 and 2002, the Northern Region recorded the largest increase in deaths, with 17.2%. The Mersey-Lyell Region followed with 9.0% and Greater Hobart-Southern Region with 7.3%.

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


DEATHS, Tasmanian local government areas(a)

1998
1999
2000
2001
2002

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

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
67
72
64
67
62
Central Highlands
18
22
15
20
18
Clarence
365
372
368
368
417
Derwent Valley
77
75
75
63
72
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
32
24
37
42
42
Glenorchy
475
427
384
460
446
Hobart
407
433
380
428
429
Huon Valley
79
95
101
84
98
Kingborough
176
185
186
171
202
Sorell
52
60
55
73
68
Southern Midlands
34
41
33
29
59
Tasman
16
17
14
22
17
Total
1,798
1,823
1,712
1,827
1,930

Northern
Break O'Day
48
67
53
50
67
Dorset
64
59
81
45
73
Flinders
6
13
11
3
4
George Town
45
46
46
63
56
Launceston
517
577
612
626
572
Meander Valley
92
131
97
116
127
Northern Midlands
92
88
100
86
95
West Tamar
111
130
136
159
149
Total
975
1,111
1,136
1,148
1,143

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
149
150
157
178
148
Central Coast
175
170
196
191
192
Circular Head
55
57
58
57
52
Devonport
195
227
198
215
251
Kentish
25
32
32
37
29
King Island
14
12
9
13
15
Latrobe
62
52
59
54
70
Waratah/Wynyard
114
101
114
108
104
West Coast
34
33
27
31
36
Total
823
834
850
884
897

Tasmania(b)
3,605
3,783
3,711
3,876
3,979


(a) Data relate to usual residence deaths registered in year of occurrence.
(b) Includes overseas, no fixed place of abode and undefined.

Source: Demography, Tasmania (cat. no. 3311.6) and Demography, Tasmania - Electronic Publication (3311.6.55.001).


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