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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Housing and construction >> Property sales >> Greater Hobart-Southern Region

From 2002-03 to 2003-04, the number of property sales in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region decreased by 12.5%, from 12,514 sales to 10,950 sales. Over the same period, the mean sales price increased by 42.1%, from $133,740 to $190,052.

From 2002-03 to 2003-04, the number of residential property sales in the Greater Hobart-Southern Region decreased by 18.3%, from 9,406 sales to 7,688 sales. Over the same period, the mean sales price increased by 44.8%, from $144,632 to $209,382. All local government areas except Central Highlands recorded a drop in the sales of residential property from 2002-03 to 2003-04.

Over the same period and for the following local government areas:

  • Clarence - recorded a 23.8% decrease in the number of sales of residential property
  • Hobart - recorded a 14.6% decrease in the number of sales of residential property
  • Central Highlands - recorded a 15.8% increase in the number of residential property sales, the only local government area to record an increase.

PROPERTY SALES, Number and mean value - Greater Hobart-Southern Region(a)(b)
Residential
Other
Total
Mean sales price
Change in no. of sales, 2002-03
to 2003-04
Mean sales price
Mean sales price
Local government area
no.
$
%
no.
$
no.
$

2002-03
Brighton
560
93,485
..
184
50,734
744
62,749
Central Highlands
133
55,840
..
92
85,348
225
67,906
Clarence
1,734
152,361
..
401
105,256
2,135
143,514
Derwent Valley
399
86,189
..
119
81,029
518
85,003
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
311
132,106
..
310
73,209
621
102,705
Glenorchy
1,802
106,181
..
227
129,574
2,029
108,798
Hobart
1,696
239,561
..
332
284,780
2,028
246,964
Huon Valley
640
111,836
..
353
66,066
993
95,565
Kingborough
1,095
169,020
..
437
85,958
1,532
145,327
Sorell
686
101,282
..
390
48,847
1,076
82,277
Southern Midlands
189
115,218
..
85
129,284
274
119,582
Tasman
161
95,771
..
178
37,769
339
65,315
Total

9,406
144,632
..
3,108
100,778
12,514
133,740
Tasmania
19,842
124,179
..
6,051
103,030
25,893
119,237

2003-04
Brighton
477
145,973
-14.8
303
100,100
780
128,153
Central Highlands
154
63,161
15.8
169
77,867
323
70,855
Clarence
1,321
219,988
-23.8
330
147,081
1,651
205,415
Derwent Valley
378
122,593
-5.3
153
70,529
531
107,592
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
211
226,195
-32.2
186
137,474
397
184,628
Glenorchy
1,537
162,617
-14.7
318
154,757
1,855
161,270
Hobart
1,449
329,515
-14.6
247
545,424
1,696
360,959
Huon Valley
506
169,133
-20.9
422
82,350
928
129,669
Kingborough
830
258,260
-24.2
353
195,356
1,183
239,325
Sorell
524
157,497
-23.6
434
53,622
958
110,439
Southern Midlands
161
133,185
-14.8
157
84,659
318
109,227
Tasman
140
127,459
-13.0
190
81,452
330
100,970
Total

7,688
209,382
-18.3
3,262
143,433
10,950
190,052
Tasmania
16,334
178,615
-17.7
6,620
146,877
22,954
169,462

.. not applicable
(a) May include sales from previous period and exclude sales from current period due to lags in processing.
(b) Excludes details of property splits due to subdivision and strata titling.
Source: Information and Land Services Division, Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment.


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