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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Regional Summary >> Regional social indicators

The following table presents key social indicators for Tasmania and its three Statistical Region Sectors.

For further information see: Data on the size of Tasmania's municipal population at 30 June.


REGIONAL SOCIAL INDICATORS(a)(b)
Unit
Greater Hobart-
Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania

Demography(c)
Estimated resident population - p2003(d)
Persons aged 0-14 yearsno.
47,012
27,684
22,615
97,311
Persons aged 15-64 yearsno.
155,219
87,992
69,029
312,240
Persons aged 65 years or olderno.
32,663
19,391
15,472
67,526
Totalno.
234,894
135,067
107,116
477,077
Estimated resident population - p 2002(d)no.
232,576
133,644
106,392
472,612
Estimated resident population - 1998(d)no.
230,374
133,086
108,507
471,967
Births - 2002no.
3,013
1,636
1,334
6,003
Deaths - 2002no.
1,930
1,143
897
3,979


Population projection 2006 - Series A(f)

no.

232,330

134,302

107,911

474,543
Population projection 2011 - Series A(f)no.
235,310
135,144
107,516
477,970

Education

Persons with a postgraduate, graduate or bachelor degree(g)no.
21,561
8,842
4,732
(e)35,248
Persons with an advanced diploma or Certificate(g)no.
35,328
20,248
16,382
(e)72,206
Full-time government school students - 2002no.
28,454
18,091
14,963
61,508
Full-time non-government school students - 2002no.
12,041
4,962
3,839
20,842

Welfare(h)(i)(j)

Recipients of Newstart Allowance(k)no.
10,674
6,104
5,376
22,154
Recipients of Age Pensionno.
22,615
14,266
11,615
48,496
Recipients of Disability Support Pensionno.
10,657
5,527
5,456
21,640

Health

Hospital separations(l)(m)no.
75,790
41,100
27,000
153,421
Crude death rate(n)rate(o)
788
862
828
822
Occupied hospital bed days(p)no.
314,105
162,852
96,958
573,915

Crime, victims of selected offences - 2002

Assaultsno.
1,669
1,157
811
3,637
Unlawful entry with intentno.
3,856
1,893
1,661
7,410
Motor vehicle theftno.
1,684
555
255
2,494

p preliminary figure or series subject to revision
(a) Regions referred to in this table are Statistical Region Sectors and are part of the Statistical Region Structure outlined in the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) 2001 (cat. no. 1216.0)
(b) Due to rounding, sums of components may differ from totals.
(c) These figures have subsequently been revised at the state level, but the updated figures are not available at the regional level.
(d) As at 30 June.
(e) Includes offshore areas and migratory Statistical Division.
(f) The ABS has produced three population projection series for Tasmania, A, B and C, each of them based on different hypothetical assumptions and scenarios. For more detail see Population Projections, Tasmania (cat. no. 3222.6).
(g) As at 7 August 2001.
(h) As at 1 June 2001.
(i) Data have been aggregated to local government areas from postcode data supplied by Centrelink. Consequently, some figures have been rounded.
(j) Small area data in this table has been confidentialised. Totals for Tasmania may differ to those published in Statistics - Tasmania.
(k) Includes Newstart Mature Age Allowance.
(l) A separation refers to a hospital transfer, discharge or death.
(m) 2000-01.
(n) 2001.
(o) Per 100,000 persons.
(p) 2001-02.

Source: see relevant section of Regional Statistics - Tasmania.


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