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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Contents >> Environment >> Environmental attitudes and behaviour >> Persons concerned about environmental problems

In March 2001, some 59.9% of Tasmanians were concerned about environmental problems, compared to 62.2% of Australians.

Between 1992 and 2001, the proportion of Tasmanians concerned about environmental problems averaged 6.2% less than the proportion of Australians concerned about environmental problems (Source: Environmental Issues: People's Views and Practices (Cat. no. 4602.0)).

PERSONS CONCERNED ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS, Tasmania

1992
1994
1996
1998
2001

%
%
%
%
%

Concerned
70.7
61.3
58.1
64.6
59.9
Not concerned
28.2
37.0
41.0
34.2
35.9
Don't know
1.1
1.7
*0.8
*1.2
4.2
Total
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0
100.0

* estimate has a relative standard error of greater than 25% and should be used with caution

Source: Environmental Issues: People's Views and Practices (Cat. no. 4602.0).


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