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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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At 30 June 2005, there were 239,745 males and 245,931 females in Tasmania.

Children aged 0-14 years - Some 96,516 Tasmanians were estimated to be aged 0-14 years (19.9% of all Tasmanians). The Mersey-Lyell Region had the highest proportion of its population aged 0-14 years (20.4% of the region's population), with 22,018 people. In the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, there were 46,773 people in this age group; and in the Northern Region, there were 27,725.

People aged 15-64 years - Some 318,322 Tasmanians were aged 15-64 years (65.6% of all Tasmanians). The Greater Hobart-Southern Region had the highest proportion of its population aged 15-64 years (66.3% of the region's population), with 158,688 people. In the Northern Region, there were 90,080 people in this age group; and in the Mersey-Lyell Region, there were 69,554.

People aged 65 years and over - Some 70,425 Tasmanians were aged 65 years and over (14.5% of all Tasmanians). The Mersey-Lyell Region had the highest proportion of its population aged 65 years and over (15.1% of the region's population), with 16,311. In the Northern Region, there were 20,131 people aged 65 years and over; and in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region, there were 33,983 people in this age group.

Note: Figures are revised at the state level and preliminary at the regional level.


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION, Tasmanian local government areas - As at 30 June 2005
Males
Females
0-14 years
15-64 years
65 years and over
0-14 years
15-64 years
65 years and over
Total persons
Statistical division/local government area
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
1,970
4,454
452
1,787
4,637
519
13,819
Central Highlands
254
827
177
241
672
166
2,337
Clarence
5,107
16,210
3,497
4,664
16,686
4,435
50,599
Derwent Valley
1,021
3,193
603
1,041
3,013
646
9,517
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
395
1,363
444
345
1,309
440
4,296
Glenorchy
4,442
14,017
3,156
4,024
14,690
4,286
44,615
Hobart
3,789
17,093
2,862
3,670
17,603
3,777
48,794
Huon Valley
1,733
4,804
934
1,567
4,604
925
14,567
Kingborough
3,361
10,231
1,845
3,204
10,661
2,228
31,530
Sorell
1,247
3,745
726
1,236
3,745
755
11,454
Southern Midlands
628
1,960
348
655
1,801
344
5,736
Tasman
203
695
208
189
675
210
2,180
Total
24,150
78,592
15,252
22,623
80,096
18,731
239,444
Northern
Break O'Day
617
1,984
555
585
1,919
534
6,194
Dorset
801
2,235
571
678
2,184
651
7,120
Flinders
100
311
80
69
265
72
897
George Town
726
2,292
415
707
2,123
416
6,679
Launceston
6,336
21,358
3,852
6,223
21,740
5,512
65,021
Meander Valley
1,977
5,979
1,196
1,965
6,093
1,411
18,621
Northern Midlands
1,330
3,946
838
1,263
3,896
894
12,167
West Tamar
2,227
6,845
1,475
2,121
6,910
1,659
21,237
Total
14,114
44,950
8,982
13,611
45,130
11,149
137,936
Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
2,014
6,154
1,210
1,987
6,337
1,515
19,217
Central Coast
2,098
6,586
1,543
2,036
6,711
1,940
20,914
Circular Head
977
2,759
468
886
2,490
519
8,099
Devonport
2,524
7,888
1,764
2,403
8,259
2,428
25,266
Kentish
642
1,942
375
646
1,864
315
5,784
King Island
138
563
142
121
492
114
1,570
Latrobe
859
2,893
667
806
2,824
720
8,769
Waratah/Wynyard
1,413
4,228
962
1,335
4,280
1,100
13,318
West Coast
559
1,776
264
574
1,508
265
4,946
Total
11,224
34,789
7,395
10,794
34,765
8,916
107,883
Tasmania
49,488
158,331
31,629
47,028
159,991
38,796
485,263

Source: Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0); and Population by Age and Sex, Tasmania - Electronic Delivery (cat. no. 3235.6.55.001)


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