Greater Hobart increased by 3,400 people (1.5%), the rest of the state increased by 2,700 (0.9%).
The areas with the largest growth were:
- Sorell - Richmond in Hobart's north-east and Rokeby on the eastern shore of the Derwent River (both up by 240 people)
- Newnham - Mayfield (230) in Launceston
The areas with the highest growth rates were:
Components of population change
- Old Beach - Otago (3.8%) and Rokeby (3.6%), both on Hobart's eastern shore
- Port Sorell (3.1%) on Tasmania's north-west coast
Centre of population
- Rokeby had the largest natural increase (80 people).
- Port Sorell had the largest net internal migration gain (190 people).
- Sandy Bay, to the south of Hobart's central business district, had the largest net overseas migration gain (320 people).
The centre for Tasmania:
- was near the banks of Woods Lake at June 2019, in the state's Central Highlands
- moved 350 metres south-east over 2018-19, reflecting population growth in Greater Hobart
The centre for Hobart:
- was just south of the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens at June 2019, in the suburb of Queens Domain
- moved just 30 metres east over 2018-19
The areas with the highest density at June 2019 were close to Hobart's central business district:
- West Moonah (2,300 people per sq km)
- Moonah (1,900)
- Sandy Bay (1,800)