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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/01/2007  Ceased
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In the week before the 2001 Census, people in the 25-49 age group reported greater use of the Internet than other age groups .

For the following age groups:

  • 0-24 years - 38.8% of all people reported they had used the Internet in the week before the Census.
  • 25-49 years - 42.2% of all people reported they had used the Internet in the week before the Census.
  • 50+ years - 17.7% reported they had used the Internet in the week before the Census.

    INTERNET USE BY AGE, Tasmanian local government areas - Census 2001(a)(b)
    0-24 years
    25-49 years
    50+ years
    Total
    No
    Yes
    No
    Yes
    No
    Yes
    No
    Yes

    Local government area
    %
    %
    %
    %
    %
    %
    %
    %


    Greater Hobart-Southern
    Brighton
    70.3
    24.8
    68.4
    28.5
    85.5
    12.0
    72.6
    23.7
    Central Highlands
    69.3
    24.5
    71.6
    24.8
    85.9
    11.3
    75.7
    20.2
    Clarence
    53.0
    42.2
    48.6
    47.9
    75.0
    21.9
    58.4
    37.7
    Derwent Valley
    66.1
    29.8
    68.3
    28.1
    84.2
    11.6
    72.1
    24.0
    Glamorgan/Spring Bay
    61.8
    30.3
    64.0
    29.6
    83.1
    12.9
    71.3
    22.8
    Glenorchy
    61.1
    34.8
    59.6
    37.7
    85.5
    11.4
    68.2
    28.4
    Hobart
    36.7
    56.6
    30.7
    64.3
    66.6
    28.7
    43.5
    51.0
    Huon Valley
    63.2
    31.3
    61.0
    34.3
    80.1
    16.0
    67.3
    27.9
    Kingborough
    50.0
    46.1
    43.6
    54.2
    67.8
    29.8
    52.8
    44.3
    Sorell
    60.4
    35.7
    60.1
    37.3
    80.6
    16.1
    65.8
    30.9
    Southern Midlands
    66.1
    30.0
    68.3
    29.4
    84.9
    12.5
    72.3
    24.8
    Tasman
    60.8
    34.0
    68.5
    26.7
    79.1
    17.4
    70.1
    25.5
    Total
    54.2
    40.8
    50.5
    45.9
    76.3
    20.2
    59.5
    36.5

    Northern
    Break O’Day
    63.0
    33.1
    68.0
    29.4
    81.9
    13.0
    72.1
    23.9
    Dorset
    66.4
    28.9
    68.4
    29.0
    84.2
    10.9
    72.7
    23.2
    Flinders
    70.9
    26.6
    63.0
    34.7
    76.8
    20.6
    70.1
    27.5
    George Town
    63.5
    30.5
    65.0
    30.7
    78.0
    15.2
    68.2
    26.2
    Launceston
    55.1
    40.6
    53.8
    42.7
    78.5
    16.5
    61.6
    34.2
    Meander Valley
    59.4
    35.9
    58.0
    39.7
    78.8
    15.6
    64.5
    31.4
    Northern Midlands
    61.3
    34.5
    62.1
    35.8
    82.5
    14.4
    67.9
    28.9
    West Tamar
    52.8
    43.8
    49.6
    47.7
    74.5
    21.6
    58.4
    38.3
    Total
    57.2
    38.5
    56.5
    40.5
    78.7
    16.4
    63.5
    32.5

    Mersey-Lyell
    Burnie
    60.9
    34.8
    58.2
    38.2
    81.2
    14.7
    65.9
    30.1
    Central Coast
    58.0
    37.2
    58.4
    38.5
    80.9
    13.3
    65.5
    29.9
    Circular Head
    65.3
    30.1
    67.1
    30.6
    84.6
    11.6
    71.0
    25.4
    Devonport
    60.3
    34.9
    58.8
    38.0
    82.4
    14.0
    66.9
    29.2
    Kentish
    60.1
    34.3
    63.3
    31.5
    79.3
    15.2
    66.7
    27.9
    King Island
    59.2
    35.5
    59.9
    37.6
    81.1
    17.1
    66.7
    30.2
    Latrobe
    60.8
    35.0
    62.0
    35.9
    83.1
    14.1
    68.5
    28.6
    Waratah/Wynyard
    59.2
    36.9
    62.1
    35.0
    81.5
    15.3
    66.9
    29.7
    West Coast
    66.5
    29.2
    63.1
    34.0
    84.0
    11.8
    69.4
    26.8
    Total
    60.6
    34.9
    60.5
    36.4
    81.9
    14.0
    67.0
    29.1

    Tasmania(c)
    56.5
    38.8
    54.4
    42.2
    78.2
    17.7
    62.3
    33.7

    (a) Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted to avoid the release of confidential data.
    (b) In the week before the 2001 Census.
    (c) Totals include unicorporated.
    Source: ABS data available on request, Census of Population and Housing.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Australian Census Analytic Program: Australia Online: How Australians are Using Computers and the Internet, 2001 (cat. no. 2056.0) examines the socioeconomic and regional characteristics of people using computers at home and the Internet, using data from the 2001 Census of Population and Housing.



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