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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/08/2003   
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Contents >> Environment >> Land >> Land use >> Northern Region

The following extended table shows that the Northern Region had the largest area of rateable land for primary production (1,015,873 hectares) and the George Town local government area had the largest area of rateable industrial land (2,856 hectares) in Tasmania. The Northern Midlands local government area had the largest area of rateable land under primary production (394,276 hectares) in Tasmania.

The Launceston local government area had the largest area of rateable residential land (13,561 hectares) in the Northern Region.


RATEABLE LAND USE AREAS, Northern local government areas - as at May 2003(a)(b)(c)


Commercial
Industrial
Primary production
Public service/ local government

Local government area
ha
ha
ha
ha

Break O’Day
119
44
86,070
238
Dorset
148
546
146,415
203
Flinders
86
5
73,882
5,287
George Town
57
2,856
35,125
5,515
Launceston
327
435
113,666
1,091
Meander Valley
378
148
129,803
330
Northern Midlands
1,095
201
394,276
584
West Tamar
170
51
36,636
234
Total
2,381
4,286
1,015,873
13,482

Tasmania
5,634
8,068
2,420,950
32,831

For footnotes see end of table.

RATEABLE LAND USE AREAS, Northern local government areas - as at May 2003(a)(b)(c) - continued


Quarrying and mining
Residential
Sporting facility/ recreation
Vacant land
Total land(c)

Local government area
ha
ha
ha
ha
ha

Break O’Day
251
6,303
12,813
7,906
113,744
Dorset
50
3,433
14,875
2,535
168,205
Flinders
16
3,225
200
2,727
85,429
George Town
163
3,899
222
1,653
49,489
Launceston
91
13,561
1,878
4,870
135,918
Meander Valley
100
10,878
3,592
4,666
149,895
Northern Midlands
199
3,660
761
1,821
402,597
West Tamar
299
10,508
979
4,831
53,708
Total
1,168
55,466
35,321
31,010
1,158,987

Tasmania
23,055
172,702
120,095
104,086
2,887,420

(a) Areas are given in hectares and relate to rateable properties only.
(b) Estimates have been rounded and minor discrepancies may occur between sums of component items and totals.
(c) Total land includes data from the entire table.

Source: Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment.

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