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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Housing and Construction >> Housing characteristics >> Occupied Private Dwellings

At the 2001 Census, there were 181,174 occupied private dwellings in Tasmania. Of these, 75,331 (41.6%) were fully owned, 51,153 (28.2%) were being purchased, and 43,650 (24.1%) were being rented.


OCCUPIED PRIVATE DWELLING BY TENURE TYPE, Tasmania - Census 2001

Separate
house
Other(a)
Total

Tenure type
'000
'000
'000

Fully owned
70,313
5,018
75,331
Being purchased(b)
49,133
2,020
51,153
Rented
28,390
15,260
43,650
Other tenure type
3,442
1,075
4,517
Not stated(c)
4,948
1,575
6,523
Total
156,226
24,948
181,174

(a) Includes semi-detached, row or terrace houses, townhouses, flat, unit, apartment, caravan, cabin, houseboat, improvised home, tent, sleepers out, house or flat attached to a shop, office, etc.
(b) Including under a rent/buy scheme.
(c) Includes dwellings where the tenure type was not stated.
Source: Basic Community Profile, Census of Population and Housing 2001


Further Census data on housing can be obtained by clicking the following link to Basic Community Profile (BCP) for Tasmania from the Census of Population and Housing 2001, available free of charge on the ABS web site.

The profile contains the following data:

  • dwelling structures
  • dwelling structure by tenure type and landlord type
  • monthly housing loan repayment
  • weekly rent by landlord type.



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