The principal source of data for population is the Census of Population and Housing, which has been conducted at five-yearly intervals since 1961. The most recent census was conducted on 7 August 2001.
For information from the Census of Population and Housing conducted on 7 August 2001 click on the following link to Basic Community Profile (BCP) of Tasmania and regions available on the ABS web site. Contained in the profile is a wide range of data for Tasmania and regions including the following population statistics:
- Population count by State of usual residence on Census night
- Registered marital status
- Ancestry and birthplace of parents
For more information on the 2001 Census of Population and Housing see the Census theme page.
- Relationship in household by age