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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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Contents >> Historical tables >> Population - Summary of population at selected Census dates, Tasmania, 1933 to 1996

SUMMARY OF POPULATION AT SELECTED CENSUS DATES,Tasmania(a)(b)


At 30 June
At 6 August
Particulars
Units
1933
1947
1954
1961
1971
1981
1986
1991
1996

Persons
no.
227,599
257,078
308,752
350,340
390,413
418,957
436,353
452,542
459,659
Males
no.
115,097
129,244
157,129
177,628
196,442
208,641
216,480
223,474
226,338
Females
no.
112,502
127,834
151,623
172,712
193,971
210,316
219,873
229,069
233,321

Masculinity(c)
no.
102
101
104
103
101
99
98
98
97

Age distribution (years)
0-15
no.
73,030
77,483
102,171
123,331
129,307
116,942
114,843
114,190
111,637
%
32.1
30.1
33.1
35.2
33.1
28.0
26.3
25.2
24.3
16-64
no.
138,515
159,925
183,230
200,001
230,069
261,151
275,058
286,726
291,305
%
60.9
62.2
59.3
57.1
58.9
62.3
63.0
63.3
63.4
65 and over
no.
16,054
19,670
23,351
27,008
31,037
42,540
46,452
51,771
56,717

%
7.0
7.7
7.6
7.7
7.9
9.9
10.6
11.5
12.3
Religion
Church of England
no.
105,228
123,158
147,407
159,101
169,089
151,207
154,748
166,492
156,192
Methodist
no.
26,470
33,358
38,236
42,236
42,173
19,906
-
-
-
Catholic (d)
no.
33,189
39,844
53,042
63,993
77,250
78,143
80,479
89,496
89,156
Presbyterian
no.
13,194
12,644
15,607
16,757
17,281
11,575
12,084
13,300
13,977
Baptist
no.
4,666
5,374
6,293
7,227
8,039
7,965
8,092
9,944
9,727
Congregational
no.
3,963
4,007
4,425
4,193
4,134
1,790
1,241
189
-
Churches of Christ
no.
1,892
2,039
2,267
2,507
2,500
2,110
2,046
1,621
1,681
Salvation Army
no.
1,142
1,612
1,815
2,316
3,176
3,202
3,437
3,096
2,866
Uniting Church (e)
no.
-
-
-
-
-
17,668
36,724
38,612
34,901
Other Christian
no.
5,509
6,179
10,395
13,204
20,753
23,848
25,951
22,989
23,968
Total Christian
no.
195,253
228,215
279,487
311,534
344,395
317,414
324,792
345,719
332,468
Non-Christian
no.
87
173
256
268
561
1 263
1,967
2,669
3,473
Indefinite
no.
373
797
796
1,766
993
11,162
2,292
1,845
1,467
No religion
no.
159
506
516
775
20,221
36,222
47,852
55,372
76,859
Not stated
no.
31,727
27,387
27,697
35,997
24,243
52,896
59,363
47,232
44,327

Marital status
Never married
Under 15 years of age
no.
68,590
73,371
97,452
117,299
121,323
109,604
106,538
107,448
104,469
15 years and over
no.
61,009
53,912
54,890
58,039
65,213
80,067
87,728
93,421
101,750
Total
no.
129,599
127,283
152,342
175,338
186,536
189,671
194,266
200,869
206,219

Married
no.
86,014
114,625
139,801
157,110
181,855
197,069
204,632
209,745
191,750
Widowed
no.
10,954
12,933
14,030
15,563
18,621
21,362
22,241
23,185
24,953
Divorced
no.
416
1,319
2,002
2,329
3401
10,855
15,214
19,038
24,512
Not stated
no.
616
918
577
(f)
(f)
(f)
(f)
(f)
(f)

Birthplace
Australia
no.
215,213
247,379
282,491
317,478
350,150
371,624
386,885
396,313
394,774
New Zealand
no.
1,201
1,030
1,112
1,128
1,550
2,421
2,763
3,468
3,563
United Kingdom and Ireland
no.
9,588
7,123
14,113
16,741
22,513
23,289
23,226
24,251
23,103
Netherlands
no.
11
13
2,340
3,556
3,183
3,008
2,973
2,959
2,687
Germany
no.
238
171
1,794
2,223
2,009
1,936
1,982
2,039
2,015
Italy
no.
92
64
974
1,536
1,485
1,343
1,259
1,334
1,233
Other European
no.
334
325
4,535
5,789
6,184
5,530
5,491
5,450
5,194
Other birthplace
no.
922
973
1,393
1,889
3,339
9,806
11,774
17,023
27,090

- nil or rounded to zero
(a) Full-blood Aboriginals excluded from census data prior to 1966.
(b) As recorded. Not adjusted for under-enumeration.
(c) Number of males per 100 females.
(d) Includes Catholic and Roman Catholic.
(e) The Uniting Church was formed in 1978 from members of the Congregational, Methodist and Presbyterian churches.
(f) Marital status was allocated where this information was not stated.


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