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Contents >> Historical tables >> Population - Population, Tasmania, 1820 to 2001

POPULATION, Tasmania


Estimated population(a)
Totals at 31 December
Total at
30 June
Mean: year
ended 30 June
Mean: year
ended 31 Dec
Persons
Males
Females
Masculinity(b)
Annual rate of
increase of
population(c)

Year
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
ratio
per cent

1820
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
5,500
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
8.00
1830
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
24,279
18,108
6,171
293.4
11.35
1840
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
45,999
32,040
13,959
229.5
2.75
1850
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
68,870
44,229
24,641
179.5
1.37
1860
n.a.
n.a.
88,752
89,821
49,653
40,168
123.6
5.12
1870(d)
n.a.
n.a.
100,038
100,886
53,517
47,369
113.0
1.44
1880
n.a.
n.a.
113,648
114,790
60,568
54,222
111.7
2.02
1890
n.a.
n.a.
143,224
144,787
76,453
68,334
111.9
2.38
1900
n.a.
n.a.
172,631
172,900
89,763
83,137
108.0
2.21
1910
189,807
190,792
191,005
193,803
98,866
94,937
104.1
0.79

1920
209,425
208,599
210,350
212,752
107,259
105,493
101.7
1.37
1925
213,991
215,997
215,552
219,364
110,172
109,192
100.9
0.70
1930
219,983
219,269
220,933
225,297
113,505
111,792
101.5
0.48
1935
228,988
229,339
229,867
233,423
118,124
115,299
102.5
0.63
1940
240,191
240,023
241,134
244,002
123,650
120,352
102.7
0.31
1945
248,633
246,971
248,596
250,280
125,854
124,426
101.1
1.37
1950
275,902
274,493
278,785
290,333
147,103
143,230
102.7
3.20
1960
343,910
344,111
346,913
355,969
180,511
175,458
102.9
1.31
1961(d)
350,340
350,077
353,623
353,258
178,864
174,394
102.6
0.76
1962
355,668
353,175
355,682
358,087
181,085
177,002
102.3
1.37
1963
360,727
358,180
360,590
362,799
183,330
179,469
102.2
1.32
1964
364,311
362,758
364,554
366,508
185,051
181,457
102.0
1.02
1965
367,905
366,366
367,970
369,608
186,483
183,125
101.8
0.85
1966(d)
371,436
369,600
371,483
373,309
188,180
185,129
101.6
1.00
1967
375,244
373,321
375,397
377,841
190,369
187,472
101.5
1.21
1968
379,649
377,582
379,916
383,055
192,871
190,184
101.4
1.38
1969
384,893
382,710
385,079
386,998
194,788
192,210
101.3
1.03
1970
387,720
386,665
388,180
390,253
196,363
193,890
101.3
0.84
1971(d)
398,100
(e)n.a.
(e)n.a.
399,500
200,600
198,900
100.4
(e)n.a.
1972
400,300
399,400
400,500
401,900
201,600
200,300
100.6
0.60
1973
403,100
401,800
403,200
404,600
202,800
201,800
100.5
0.67
1974
406,200
404,600
406,300
408,800
204,600
204,200
100.2
1.04
1975
410,100
408,300
410,000
411,500
205,900
205,600
100.1
0.66
1976(d)
412,300
411,300
412,400
413,700
206,900
206,800
100.0
0.53
1977
415,000
413,700
415,100
416,500
208,300
208,300
100.0
0.68
1978
417,600
416,500
417,800
419,100
209,600
209,600
100.0
0.62
1979
420,800
419,200
420,700
422,200
210,700
211,600
99.6
0.74
1980
423,600
422,200
423,600
425,200
211,600
213,600
99.1
0.71
1981(d)
427,200
425,300
427,100
428,300
212,900
215,300
98.9
0.73
1982
429,800
428,600
429,800
431,000
214,200
216,800
98.8
0.63
1983
432,800
431,000
432,800
435,100
216,100
219,000
98.7
0.95
1984
437,800
435,100
437,600
440,100
218,400
221,700
98.5
1.15
1985
442,800
440,100
442,500
444,600
220,700
223,900
98.6
1.02
1986(d)
446,500
444,600
446,400
448,200
222,500
225,700
98.6
0.70
1987
449,200
448,000
449,000
449,800
223,100
226,700
98.4
0.62
1988
451,100
450,000
451,200
452,800
224,500
228,300
98.3
0.43
1989
455,300
452,900
455,400
458,400
227,400
231,000
98.4
0.91
1990
462,200
458,500
461,800
464,500
230,400
234,200
98.4
1.52
1991(d)
466,800
464,600
466,700
468,500
232,100
236,400
98.2
1.00
1992
469,800
468,500
469,800
471,000
233,200
237,800
98.1
0.65
1993
471,700
470,900
471,800
472,500
233,800
238,800
97.9
0.39
1994
472,900
472,400
473,000
473,400
234,000
239,400
97.7
0.27
1995
473,700
473,500
473,800
474,100
234,200
239,900
97.6
0.16
1996(d)
474,400
474,100
474,300
474,200
234,100
240,100
97.5
0.16
1997
473,500
474,200
473,500
472,600
233,200
239,400
97.4
-0.20
1998
471,700
472,600
471,900
471,600
232,400
239,100
97.2
-0.38
1999
470,800
471,400
471,000
470,800
231,800
239,000
97.0
-0.19
2000
470,300
470,700
470,300
470,100
231,200
238,800
96.8
-0.11
2001
470,300
470,200
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
-0.01

n.a. not available
(a) Prior to 1966 excludes full-blood Aboriginals.
(b) Number of males per 100 females.
(c) The rate of increase during the previous 12 months to 30 June or, in the years prior to 1936, the average (compound) rate of increase during the previous five years.
(d) Census year.
(e) Not available due to change in series.


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