In 2003, of the total number of registered motor vehicles, 48.7% (164,806) were registered in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, 28.8% (97,610) in the Northern Region and 22.3% (75,522) in the Mersey-Lyell Region.
In 2003, of the total number of registered passenger vehicles, 50.4% (124,613) were registered in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, followed by 28.3% (70,066) in the Northern Region and 21.2% (52,457) in the Mersey-Lyell Region.
In 2003, of the total number of trucks, 43.4% (5,034) were registered in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, 30.3% (3,515) in the Northern Region and 25.8% (2,997) in the Mersey-Lyell Region.
MOTOR VEHICLES ON REGISTER, Tasmanian regions(a) - 2003(b)
|Light commercial vehicles|
|(a) The region reflects the residential address of the owner of the vehicle.|
(b) As at 31 March.
(c) Vehicles with a postcode of owner in a state/territory other than in which their vehicle was registered are included in the Tasmanian total. Also included in this category are the owners which could not be specified into a statistical division.
(d) Includes articulated, rigid and non-freight carrying trucks.
(e) Includes campervans, buses and motor cycles.
(f) Data included in this table were aggregated into regions from postcode data. As a result, the sum of the components may not always equal the total. The Greater Hobart-Southern Region contains postcodes 7000-7190 and 40% of 7215. The Northern Region contains 7209-7304 excluding 7256 and 60% of 7215. The Mersey-Lyell Region contains 7256, and 7305-7470.
Source: ABS data available on request, Motor Vehicle Census.