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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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On Census night 8 August 2006, of people usually residing in Tasmania who stated a birthplace, 88.7% were Australian-born. The largest overseas-born group was from the United Kingdom and Ireland, 23,253 people; followed by New Zealand, 4,158; the Netherlands, 2,435; and Germany, 2,114.

Of Tasmanian local government areas (LGAs), the LGAs with the highest proportions of their populations stating that they were born in Australia were Brighton, 95.0%, Southern Midlands, 93.6%, Dorset, 93.5% and Central Highlands, 93.4%. The Greater Hobart-Southern Region was the region with the lowest proportion of its population born in Australia. In that region, Hobart with 80.3% of its population born in Australia and Kingborough with 83.0% had the lowest proportions of their populations born in Australia.


BIRTHPLACE, Tasmanian local government areas - Census 8 August 2006(a)
Australia
(b)
United
Kingdom & Ireland
New
Zealand
Netherlands
Germany
Italy
Total
(c)
Australian
-born(d)
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.
%
Statistical division/local government area

Greater Hobart-Southern
Brighton
12,222
298
63
24
46
11
14,121
95.0
Central Highlands
1,916
74
20
8
8
-
2,244
93.4
Clarence
42,137
2,459
332
184
232
79
49,638
90.0
Derwent Valley
8,104
417
85
20
20
10
9,479
92.1
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
3,437
232
42
15
19
5
4,191
89.2
Glenorchy
36,102
1,488
249
96
215
172
43,413
89.7
Hobart
35,774
2,714
524
171
277
299
47,698
80.3
Huon Valley
11,484
954
148
74
98
18
14,000
87.3
Kingborough
24,472
2,425
331
365
229
55
30,837
83.0
Sorell
10,227
578
96
26
47
9
11,925
91.2
Southern Midlands
4,948
205
43
16
11
5
5,672
93.6
Tasman
1,843
141
37
6
10
8
2,241
87.5
Total
192,666
11,985
1,970
1,005
1,212
671
235,459
87.4
Northern
Break O'Day
4,891
389
71
28
39
-
6,069
87.6
Dorset
6,124
195
68
33
16
18
6,997
93.5
Flinders
751
34
6
-
3
6
859
91.1
George Town
5,374
446
47
46
34
12
6,529
88.3
Launceston
52,103
2,461
445
307
238
141
62,220
89.3
Meander Valley
15,550
1,006
165
110
70
40
18,349
89.7
Northern Midlands
10,427
545
83
56
44
13
12,092
91.8
West Tamar
16,855
1,457
226
225
127
48
20,814
85.7
Total
112,075
6,533
1,111
805
571
278
133,929
89.1
Mersey-Lyell
Burnie
16,471
712
149
69
66
8
19,054
91.6
Central Coast
17,680
1,008
137
219
52
13
20,662
91.0
Circular Head
6,955
196
211
46
22
-
7,955
91.9
Devonport
20,650
1,079
202
121
58
29
24,014
91.1
Kentish
4,880
314
45
35
29
5
5,760
89.7
King Island
1,346
57
58
17
15
3
1,642
86.8
Latrobe
7,520
392
75
41
25
4
8,630
91.6
Waratah/Wynyard
11,425
772
131
55
37
13
13,413
90.0
West Coast
4,268
154
46
18
21
8
5,002
91.5
Total
91,195
4,684
1,054
621
325
83
106,132
91.0
Tasmania(e)
396,659
23,253
4,158
2,435
2,114
1,035
476,481
88.7

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Cells in this table have been randomly adjusted to avoid the release of confidential data. Totals may vary slightly with totals in other 2006 Census tables.
(b) Includes External Territories.
(c) Includes 'inadequately described', 'at sea', 'not elsewhere classified' and 'not stated'.
(d) Per cent of those who stated a birthplace.
(e) Includes unincorporated and 'no usual address'.
Source: ABS data available on request



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