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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Welfare >> Commonwealth government payments >> Other Selected Payments

Other payments paid to Tasmanian households include:

  • Austudy
  • Carer Payment
  • Carer Allowance
  • Double Orphan Pension
  • Exceptional Circumstances
  • Mobility Allowance
  • Parenting Payment (Partnered)
  • Partner Allowance
  • Sickness Allowance
  • Special Benefit
  • Widow Allowance
  • Wife Pension - A
  • Widow Class B - (no new grants from 20 March 1997)

For further information about these payments refer to the Centrelink website http://www.centrelink.gov.au/internet/internet.nsf/individuals/index.htm.

OTHER SELECTED PAYMENTS, Tasmanian local government areas(a)(b) - 30 June 2003

Recipients
Estimated resident population -
as at 30 June 2003(c)



Local government area

no.

crude rate(d)
(per 1,000 persons)

no.

median age

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
777
59.4
13,070
37
Central Highlands
147
62.8
2,341
46
Clarence
1,855
37.2
49,861
36
Derwent Valley
569
60.5
9,402
37
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
282
69.3
4,071
48
Glenorchy
2,099
47.1
44,577
36
Hobart
1,222
25.4
48,069
36
Huon Valley
880
62.5
14,080
41
Kingborough
991
32.7
30,327
36
Sorell
568
50.9
11,155
41
Southern Midlands
377
65.7
5,742
37
Tasman
173
78.7
2,199
46
Total
9,940
42.3
234,894
40

Northern
Break O'Day
543
91.4
5,938
37
Dorset
na
na
7,254
37
Flinders
na
na
875
48
George Town
407
60.9
6,680
44
Launceston
2,670
42.2
63,337
36
Meander Valley
918
50.2
18,275
37
Northern Midlands
572
47.5
12,035
37
West Tamar
961
46.5
20,673
36
Total
6,071
44.9
135,067
39

Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
984
51.7
19,029
38
Central Coast
1,051
50.0
21,032
37
Circular Head
294
36.4
8,086
40
Devonport
1,238
50.4
24,567
36
Kentish
372
67.2
5,533
49
King Island
30
17.9
1,677
47
Latrobe
475
55.8
8,518
45
Waratah/Wynyard
694
51.5
13,485
39
West Coast
272
52.4
5,189
37
Total
5,410
50.5
107,116
41

Tasmania(e)
21,421
44.9
477,077
40

na not available
(a) Data have been aggregated to local government areas from postcode data, consequently, some figures have been rounded.
(b) Small area data in this table has been confidentialised. Totals for Tasmania may differ from those published in Statistics - Tasmania.
(c) Source: ABS data available on request, Population by Age and Sex.
(d) This is a crude rate only. It has not been adjusted to take into account the population eligible to receive payment. Therefore, care should be taken when interpreting figures.

(e) Totals for Tasmania include those recipients whose local government area is unknown.
Source: Department of Family and Community Services, data extracted to ABS definitions.



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