1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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At 30 June 2003, there were an estimated 6,535 more resident Tasmanian females than males, yielding a sex ratio of 97.3 males to every 100 females. The excess of females was greatest in the 65 years and over age group.


SEX BY AGE DISTRIBUTION, Tasmania - As at 30 June 2003p

Males
Females
Sex ratio
Age group (years)
no.
no.
no. of males per
100 females

0-4
15,766
14,900
105.8
5-14
34,193
32,452
105.4
15-24
32,635
31,117
104.9
25-34
28,557
29,914
95.5
35-44
33,731
35,440
95.2
45-64
60,371
60,475
99.8
65 and over
30,018
37,508
80.0
All ages
235,271
241,806
97.3

p figures are preliminary and subject to revision

Source: Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).


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