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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Regional Summary >> Regional environmental indicators

The following table presents key environmental indicators for Tasmania and its three Statistical Region Sectors.


REGIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL INDICATORS(a)(b)
Unit(c)
Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania

Total land areakm2
25,991
19,852
22,580
68,423
Population density(d)no./km2
9.0
6.7
4.7
6.9
Total rateable land, 2003(e)km2
11,570
11,590
5,714
28,874
Rateable land, residential, 2003km2
871
555
301
1,727
Rateable land, primary production, 2003km2
9,109
10,159
4,941
24,210
Population per rateable residential area, 2003(d)(e)no./km2
267
241
353
274
Area of agricultural holding, 2001(f)(g)km2
7,422
8,408
3,237
19,068
Gross value of agricultural production per area of agricultural holding(h)$'000/km2
21
33
97
40
National parks, May 2003km2
7,787
1,382
5,166
14,335
State forest, May 2003(i)(j)km2
4,072
4,436
4,640
13,148


(a) Regions referred to in this table are Statistical Region Sectors and are part of the Statistical Region Structure outlined in the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) 2001
(b) Due to rounding, sums of components may differ from totals.
(c) One square kilometre (km2) equals 100 hectares.
(d) Population as at 30 June 2002.
(e) Rateable properties only as at May.
(f) Year ended 30 June.
(g) Includes units with an Estimated Value of Agricultural Operations (EVAO) of $5,000 or more.
(h) Production data for 2000-01 financial year.
(i) Excludes forest reserves.
(j) Land tenure data in this table may differ from data in other tables because of the date it was accessed: the constant refinement of Geographic Information System (GIS) processes results in frequent, minor changes to land tenure data.

Source: see relevant section of Regional Statistics - Tasmania.

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