1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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As at 30 June 2004, there were 11,679 public housing rental properties in Tasmania. Of these, 2,622 (22.5%) were 1-bedroom properties, 3,397 (29.1%) were 2-bedroom properties, 5,373 (46.0%) were 3-bedroom properties and 287 (2.5%) had 4 or more bedrooms.

The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the most properties (5,828 properties or 49.9% of all properties), followed by the Northern Region with 2,933 properties (25.1% of all properties) and the Mersey-Lyell Region with 2,918 properties (25.0%).

Of all Tasmanian local government areas, Launceston had the most properties with 2,030 properties (17.4% of all public rental properties in the state).


PUBLIC HOUSING RENTAL PROPERTIES, Tasmanian local government areas - as at 30 June 2004
1 bedroom
2 bedroom
3 bedroom
4+ bedroom
Total properties

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

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
80
213
875
28
1,196
Central Highlands
8
-
-
-
8
Clarence
283
325
753
43
1,404
Derwent Valley
68
55
115
2
240
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
-
7
24
-
31
Glenorchy
464
655
526
48
1,693
Hobart
337
279
112
12
740
Huon Valley
16
15
52
1
84
Kingborough
52
105
141
22
320
Sorell
12
35
34
1
82
Southern Midlands
10
8
11
1
30
Tasman
-
-
-
-
-
Total
1,330
1,697
2,643
158
5,828

Northern
Break O’Day
30
19
29
4
82
Dorset
20
10
47
-
77
Flinders
12
1
7
-
20
George Town
39
55
163
5
262
Launceston
482
621
881
46
2,030
Meander Valley
27
74
89
2
192
Northern Midlands
20
44
78
5
147
West Tamar
18
50
53
2
123
Total
648
874
1,347
64
2,933

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
132
202
375
12
721
Central Coast
117
141
211
9
478
Circular Head
3
38
77
5
123
Devonport
246
325
468
30
1,069
Kentish
6
2
25
-
33
King Island
3
-
8
-
11
Latrobe
27
13
57
-
97
Waratah/Wynyard
100
94
145
8
347
West Coast
10
11
17
1
39
Total
644
826
1,383
65
2,918

Tasmania
2,622
3,397
5,373
287
11,679

- nil or rounded to zero
Source: Tasmanian Housing Information System, Department of Health and Human Services.



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