As at 1 June 2001, the Mersey-Lyell Region of Tasmania had the highest rates of people receiving the Age Pension, Newstart Allowance, Disability Support Pension and Family Tax Benefit in the state. The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest proportion of Youth Allowance recipients in the state.
SELECTED COMMONWEALTH GOVERNMENT PAYMENTS, Tasmanian regions(a) - 1 June 2001
|Disability Support Pension|
|Family Tax Benefit|
|(a) Small area data in this table has been confidentialised. Totals for Tasmania may differ to those published in Statistics - Tasmania.|
(b) Number of recipients per 1,000 persons. This is a crude rate that has not been adjusted to take into account the population eligible to receive payment. Therefore, care should be taken when interpreting figures.