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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Contents >> Historical tables >> Population - Population, Tasmania, 1820 to 2006

POPULATION, Tasmania


Estimated population(a)
Totals at 31 December
Total at 30 June
Annual rate
of increase of population(c)
Persons
Males
Females
Sex(b)
no.
%
no.
no.
no.
ratio

1820
n.a.
8.00
5 500
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1830
n.a.
11.35
24 279
18 108
6 171
293.4
1840
n.a.
2.75
45 999
32 040
13 959
229.5
1850
n.a.
1.37
68 870
44 229
24 641
179.5
1860
n.a.
5.12
89 821
49 653
40 168
123.6
1870(d)
n.a.
1.44
100 886
53 517
47 369
113.0
1880
n.a.
2.02
114 790
60 568
54 222
111.7
1890
n.a.
2.38
144 787
76 453
68 334
111.9
1900
n.a.
2.21
172 900
89 763
83 137
108.0
1910
189 807
0.79
193 803
98 866
94 937
104.1
1920
209 425
1.37
212 752
107 259
105 493
101.7
1925
213 991
0.70
219 364
110 172
109 192
100.9
1930
219 983
0.48
225 297
113 505
111 792
101.5
1935
228 988
0.63
233 423
118 124
115 299
102.5
1940
240 191
0.31
244 002
123 650
120 352
102.7
1945
248 633
1.37
250 280
125 854
124 426
101.1
1950
275 902
3.20
290 333
147 103
143 230
102.7
1960
343 910
1.31
355 969
180 511
175 458
102.9
1961(d)
350 340
0.76
353 258
178 864
174 394
102.6
1962
355 668
1.37
358 087
181 085
177 002
102.3
1963
360 727
1.32
362 799
183 330
179 469
102.2
1964
364 311
1.02
366 508
185 051
181 457
102.0
1965
367 905
0.85
369 608
186 483
183 125
101.8
1966(d)
371 436
1.00
373 309
188 180
185 129
101.6
1967
375 244
1.21
377 841
190 369
187 472
101.5
1968
379 649
1.38
383 055
192 871
190 184
101.4
1969
384 893
1.03
386 998
194 788
192 210
101.3
1970
387 720
0.84
390 253
196 363
193 890
101.3
1971(d)(e)
398 100
(f)n.a.
399 500
200 600
198 900
100.4
1972
400 300
0.60
401 900
201 600
200 300
100.6
1973
403 100
0.67
404 600
202 800
201 800
100.5
1974
406 200
1.04
408 800
204 600
204 200
100.2
1975
410 100
0.66
411 500
205 900
205 600
100.1
1976(d)
412 300
0.53
413 700
206 900
206 800
100.0
1977
415 000
0.68
416 500
208 300
208 300
100.0
1978
417 600
0.62
419 100
209 600
209 600
100.0
1979
420 800
0.74
422 200
210 700
211 600
99.6
1980
423 600
0.71
425 200
211 600
213 600
99.1
1981(d)
427 200
0.73
428 300
212 900
215 300
98.9
1982
429 800
0.63
431 000
214 200
216 800
98.8
1983
432 800
0.95
435 100
216 100
219 000
98.7
1984
437 800
1.15
440 100
218 400
221 700
98.5
1985
442 800
1.02
444 600
220 700
223 900
98.6
1986(d)
446 500
0.70
448 200
222 500
225 700
98.6
1987
449 200
0.62
449 800
223 100
226 700
98.4
1988
451 100
0.43
452 800
224 500
228 300
98.3
1989
455 300
0.91
458 400
227 400
231 000
98.4
1990
462 200
1.52
464 500
230 400
234 200
98.4
1991(d)
466 800
1.00
468 500
232 100
236 400
98.2
1992
469 800
0.65
471 000
233 200
237 800
98.1
1993
471 700
0.39
472 500
233 800
238 800
97.9
1994
472 900
0.27
473 400
234 000
239 400
97.7
1995
473 700
0.16
474 100
234 200
239 900
97.6
1996(d)
474 400
0.16
474 400
234 200
240 200
97.5
1997
473 600
-0.18
472 800
233 500
239 400
97.5
1998
472 000
-0.35
471 900
232 800
239 100
97.4
1999
471 400
-0.11
471 600
232 500
239 100
97.2
2000
471 400
471 400
232 300
239 100
97.2
2001(d)
471 800
0.21
472 300
232 700
239 500
97.2
2002r
472 800
1.03
474 900
234 000
240 900
97.1
2003r
477 700
1.07
480 800
237 000
243 800
97.2
2004r
482 800
0.74
484 700
239 000
245 700
97.3
2005r
486 400
0.73
488 500
240 900
247 600
97.3
2006p(d)
489 900
0.70
491 700
242 400
249 200
97.3

n.a. not available
p preliminary figure or series subject to revision
r revised (figures will be finalised in 2008)
— nil or rounded to zero
(a) Includes estimates of the Indigenous population from 1961 onwards.
(b) Number of males per 100 females.
(c) The rate of increase during the previous 12 months to 30 June or, in the years prior to 1936, the average (compound) rate of increase during the previous five years.
(d) Census year.
(e) Prior to 1971, estimates of the population were based on the number of people actually present in Australia. For 1971 onwards the concept of Estimated Resident Population was introduced, which is defined as the number of 'Australian residents' (i.e. people who usually reside in Australia).
(f) Not available due to change in series.




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