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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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The following table shows estimated resident population, at 30 June, for each of Tasmania's municipalities for 2001, 2002 and 2003 as well as the average annual increase over the period.

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


POPULATION IN MUNICIPALITIES, Tasmania - at 30 June
Estimated resident population
Average annual change(a)
2001
p 2002
p 2003
p 2001-02
p2002-03

Local government area
no.
no.
no.
%
%

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
12,915
12,966
13,070
0.39
0.80
Central Highlands
2,316
2,306
2,341
-0.43
1.52
Clarence
49,594
49,647
49,861
0.11
0.43
Derwent Valley
9,373
9,317
9,402
-0.60
0.91
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
3,989
3,987
4,071
-0.05
2.11
Glenorchy
44,003
44,124
44,577
0.27
1.03
Hobart
47,446
47,478
48,069
0.07
1.24
Huon Valley
13,846
13,979
14,080
0.96
0.72
Kingborough
29,379
29,712
30,327
1.13
2.07
Sorell
11,004
11,075
11,155
0.65
0.72
Southern Midlands
5,730
5,736
5,742
1.10
0.10
Tasman
2,259
2,249
2,199
-0.44
-2.22
Total
231,854
232,576
234,894
0.31
1.00

Northern
Break O'Day
5,781
5,849
5,938
1.18
1.52
Dorset
7,339
7,322
7,254
-0.23
-0.93
Flinders
887
868
875
-2.14
0.81
George Town
6,491
6,482
6,680
-0.14
3.05
Launceston
62,335
62,582
63,337
0.40
1.21
Meander Valley
18,066
18,164
18,275
0.54
0.61
Northern Midlands
11,926
11,957
12,035
0.26
0.65
West Tamar
20,290
20,420
20,673
0.64
1.24
Total
133,115
133,644
135,067
0.40
1.06

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
18,886
18,827
19,029
-0.31
1.07
Central Coast
21,029
20,913
21,032
-0.55
0.57
Circular Head
8,047
7,999
8,086
-0.60
1.09
Devonport
24,257
24,201
24,567
-0.23
1.51
Kentish
5,499
5,500
5,533
0.02
0.60
King Island
1,724
1,689
1,677
-2.03
-0.71
Latrobe
8,241
8,347
8,518
1.29
2.05
Waratah/Wynyard
13,627
13,564
13,485
-0.46
-0.58
West Coast
5,516
5,352
5,189
-2.97
-3.05
Total
106,826
106,392
107,116
-0.41
0.68

Tasmania
471,795
472,612
477,077
0.17
0.94

p preliminary figures or series subject to revision
(a) Data 12 months ended, at 30 June.

Source: Regional Population Growth, Australia and New Zealand (cat. no. 3218.0).


The following table shows estimated resident population, at 30 June, for each of Tasmania's statistical subdivisions for 2001, 2002 and 2003 as well as the average annual increase over the period, based on preliminary 2001 Census results.


POPULATION IN STATISTICAL SUBDIVISIONS, Tasmania - at 30 June
Estimated resident population
Average annual change


2001
p 2002
p 2003
p 2001-02
p2002-03

Statistical subdivision
no.
no.
no.
%
%

Greater Hobart
197,282
197,878
199,878
0.30
1.01
Southern
34,572
34,698
35,016
0.36
0.92

Greater Launceston
98,526
99,134
100,587
0.62
1.47
Central North
20,582
20,471
20,413
-0.54
-0.28
North Eastern
14,007
14,039
14,067
0.23
0.20

Burnie-Devonport
77,480
77,366
78,171
-0.15
1.04
North Western Rural
23,830
23,674
23,756
-0.65
0.35
Lyell
5,516
5,352
5,189
-2.97
-3.05

Tasmania
471,795
472,612
477,077
0.17
0.94


p preliminary figures or series subject to revision

Source: Regional Population Growth, Australia and New Zealand (cat. no. 3218.0).


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