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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/10/2005   
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At August 2001, there were 208,704 dwellings in Tasmania. Of these, 920 (0.4%) had no bedrooms (including bedsitters), 9,317 (4.5%) were single-room dwellings, 37,407 (17.9%) had two bedrooms, 95,364 (45.7%) had three bedrooms and 33,111 (15.9%) had 4 or more bedrooms. Of the following dwellings:

  • No bedrooms, 1 bedroom and 2 bedrooms - Hobart was the local government area with the highest proportion of its dwellings that had no bedrooms (including bedsitters) (1.2%), 1 bedroom (9.4%) and 2 bedrooms (27.2%) dwellings.
  • 3 bedrooms - Brighton was the local government area with the highest proportion of its dwellings with 3 bedrooms (68.7%).
  • 4 bedrooms and above - Kingborough was the local government area with the highest proportion of its dwellings with 4 bedrooms or more (23.7%).

NUMBER OF BEDROOMS, Tasmanian local government areas - Census 2001(a)
None(b)
1
bedroom
2
bedrooms
3
bedrooms
4+
bedrooms
Not
applicable(c)
Total(d)

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

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
5
99
395
3,160
616
251
4,600
Central Highlands
9
37
167
480
212
1,478
2,430
Clarence
75
636
3,081
10,325
3,947
1,431
19,879
Derwent Valley
4
138
546
2,048
551
378
3,765
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
12
87
400
910
253
1,557
3,328
Glenorchy
94
1,006
4,572
9,325
2,240
1,189
18,896
Hobart
260
2,067
5,974
6,925
3,951
2,101
21,972
Huon Valley
34
219
910
2,624
961
1,135
6,070
Kingborough
41
352
1,827
5,286
2,823
1,380
11,917
Sorell
15
153
978
2,202
743
1,231
5,430
Southern Midlands
4
68
318
1,128
514
268
2,345
Tasman
13
70
260
416
129
1,102
2,027
Total
566
4,932
19,428
44,829
16,940
13,501
102,659

Northern
Break O’Day
21
135
566
1,212
386
1,643
4,039
Dorset
12
98
447
1,623
546
792
3,605
Flinders
3
22
65
185
77
250
608
George Town
7
102
331
1,575
378
711
3,213
Launceston
108
1,591
5,848
12,881
3,634
2,328
27,103
Meander Valley
38
215
1,358
3,486
1,435
670
7,375
Northern Midlands
11
166
840
2,365
920
720
5,127
West Tamar
25
274
1,291
3,677
1,873
1,146
8,439
Total
225
2,603
10,746
27,004
9,249
8,260
59,509

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
20
277
1,225
4,416
1,213
856
8,211
Central Coast
22
337
1,347
4,555
1,378
696
8,583
Circular Head
12
140
437
1,709
570
719
3,657
Devonport
26
413
1,886
5,452
1,418
782
10,259
Kentish
8
80
284
1,121
406
291
2,267
King Island
5
39
113
371
147
233
929
Latrobe
13
140
554
1,737
565
561
3,643
Waratah/Wynyard
16
245
922
2,840
931
798
5,873
West Coast
7
111
465
1,330
294
826
3,107
Total
129
1,782
7,233
23,531
6,922
5,762
46,529

Tasmania
920
9,317
37,407
95,364
33,111
27,530
208,704

(a) Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted to avoid the release of confidential data.
(b) Includes bedsitters.
(c) Includes 'unoccupied private dwellings', 'non-private dwellings' and 'migratory and off-shore'.
(d) Includes 'not stated'.
Source: ABS data available on request, Census of Population and Housing.


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