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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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At August 2001, there were 50,560 employed residents of the Northern Region. On 7 August 2001 (Census day), some 70.2% of these employed residents travelled to work by car, 63.6% as a driver and 6.6% as a passenger.

In the Northern Region, the local government areas (LGAs) of West Tamar, George Town and Launceston had the highest proportion of employed persons who travelled to work by car, 74.5%, 73.2% and 71.5% respectively.


METHOD OF TRAVEL TO WORK, Northern local government areas - Census 2001(a)(b)
Car as driver
Car as passenger
Bus
Motor bike/
scooter
Bicycle
Walked only
Other(c)
Total(d)

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

Break O'Day
54.8
6.6
0.2
0.2
0.7
7.1
30.4
1,657
Dorset
56.3
6.6
0.2
1.0
0.6
7.7
27.7
2,806
Flinders
41.0
5.6
-
0.7
0.7
14.5
37.5
427
George Town
64.0
9.2
0.4
0.3
1.4
4.0
20.7
2,081
Launceston
64.4
7.1
1.5
0.4
0.6
6.3
19.7
23,893
Meander Valley
63.1
5.5
0.7
0.6
0.2
4.1
25.8
7,233
Northern Midlands
61.2
5.5
0.4
0.4
0.5
5.2
26.7
4,534
West Tamar
68.2
6.3
0.8
0.3
0.4
2.0
22.0
7,931
Total
63.6
6.6
1.0
0.4
0.6
5.3
22.6
50,560

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Persons asked how they got to work on 7 August 2001.
(b) Totals may vary slightly due to randomisation of small cells of data.
(c) Includes ferry, taxi, multiple methods of travel to work, worked at home and did not go to work. Excludes method of travel not stated.
(d) Includes persons employed at the time of Census.

Source: ABS data available on request, 2001 Census of Population and Housing.


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