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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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At the 2001 Census, the local government area of Kingborough recorded the most expensive median weekly rent in Tasmania at $127. Nearly as expensive was Hobart with a median weekly rent of $124. The lowest median weekly rent, $50, was recorded in the Central Highlands local government area.

At the same time, Hobart recorded the highest median monthly housing loan repayments in Tasmania at $787. West Coast reported the lowest median monthly housing loan repayments with $415.


HOUSING EXPENDITURE, Tasmanian local government areas - Census 2001

Median weekly rent(a)
Median monthly housing
loan repayments(a)

Local government area

$

$

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
78
624
Central Highlands
50
443
Clarence
111
654
Derwent Valley
91
560
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
91
552
Glenorchy
107
589
Hobart
124
787
Huon Valley
103
570
Kingborough
127
692
Sorell
110
601
Southern Midlands
75
591
Tasman
82
492
Total
109
645

Northern
Break O'Day
85
515
Dorset
77
607
Flinders
53
614
George Town
85
518
Launceston
107
583
Meander Valley
105
637
Northern Midlands
86
579
West Tamar
115
645
Total
103
596

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
91
520
Central Coast
101
580
Circular Head
74
545
Devonport
103
562
Kentish
88
541
King Island
79
547
Latrobe
106
610
Waratah/Wynyard
91
560
West Coast
67
415
Total
94
555

Tasmania

104

614

(a) Median refers to the middle point when a range of values is ordered from smallest to largest.

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


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