1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Environment >> Environmental attitudes and behaviour >> Membership of environmental groups

Of the estimated 205,600 Tasmanians concerned about environmental problems in March 2001, some 15,500 (7.5%) reported belonging to an environmental group. Of the estimated 8,862,300 Australians who reported that they were concerned about the environment, 608,900 (6.9%) reported belonging to an environmental group.

Of those Tasmanians belonging to an environmental group, 38.6% were members of a landcare or catchment management group.

PERSONS MEMBERS OF ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP - March 2001

Tasmania
Australia

NUMBER ('000)
Marine conservation group
*1.7
67.8
Landcare or catchment management group
*6.0
220.3
Any other environment group
9.1
379.6

All members(a)
15.5
608.9

PROPORTION (%)
Marine conservation group
*10.7
11.1
Landcare or catchment management group
*38.6
36.2
Any other environmental group
58.3
62.3

* estimate has a relative standard error of greater than 25% and should be used with caution
(a) Totals do not equal the sum of items in each column because more than one group could be specified.

Source: Environmental Issues: People's Views and Practices (Cat. no. 4602.0).


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