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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/04/2004   
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Contents >> Transport >> Transport - overview

Transport and storage is an important industry sector for Tasmania, and at November 2003 accounted for 5% of Tasmania's employment. Road construction, maintenance and transport vehicle manufacturing further contribute to employment opportunities in Tasmania. For further information on transport, see the Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (DIER) transport web site:http://www.transport.tas.gov.au/


SUMMARY OF TRANSPORT STATISTICS, Tasmania and Australia

Period
Unit
Tas.
Aust.

Motor vehicles registered
Motor vehicles(a)
Year ended 31 Mar 2003
no.
329,902
12,785,688
Average kilometres travelled(b)
Year ended 31 Oct 2002
'000
13.3
15.0
Freight vehicle use
Average tonnes-kilometres travelled(c)
Year ended 31 Oct 2002
'000
70.0
103.5

(a) Excluding motor cycles.
(b) Calculated using the total kilometres travelled divided by the average number of registered vehicles. Includes registered vehicles that did not travel during the reference period.
(c) Calculated using the total tonne-kilometres travelled divided by the number of vehicles that travelled tonne-kilometres.


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