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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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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)
Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania(c)

Vehicle type
no.
no.
no.
no.

Passenger vehicles
124,613
70,066
52,457
247,492
Light commercial vehicles
29,047
19,824
16,464
65,453
Trucks(d)
Other(e)
5,034
6,114
3,515
4,206
2,997
3,601
11,600
13,939
Total(f)
164,806
97,610
75,522
338,484

(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.

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