3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2015-16 Quality Declaration 
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TASMANIA

  • In 2015-16, six of the ten SA2s with the largest population increases in Tasmania were within Greater Hobart. The SA2 of Rokeby, in Hobart's east, had the largest growth (180 people), followed by Kingston Beach - Blackmans Bay in the south and Sorell - Richmond in the north-east (both 130).
  • Rokeby was also the fastest growing SA2 in Tasmania in 2015-16, up by 3.1%. This was followed by Hadspen - Carrick (3.0%) in Tasmania's north, Cygnet in the Huon Valley and Old Beach - Otago in Hobart (both 2.5%).


SA2s WITH LARGEST AND FASTEST POPULATION GROWTH, Tasmania

ERP at 30 June
Population Change
2016p
2015r-2016p
SA2 GCCSA
no.
no.
%

LARGEST GROWTH

RokebyGreater Hobart
6 119
182
3.1
Kingston Beach - Blackmans BayGreater Hobart
10 406
126
1.2
Sorell - RichmondGreater Hobart
8 275
126
1.5
Kingston - HuntingfieldGreater Hobart
11 415
118
1.0
CygnetRest of Tas
4 380
108
2.5
Old Beach - OtagoGreater Hobart
4 209
102
2.5
Hadspen - CarrickRest of Tas
3 454
101
3.0
Port SorellRest of Tas
5 678
100
1.8
LeganaRest of Tas
4 244
97
2.3
Dodges Ferry - LewishamGreater Hobart
7 612
96
1.3

FASTEST GROWTH(a)

RokebyGreater Hobart
6 119
182
3.1
Hadspen - CarrickRest of Tas
3 454
101
3.0
CygnetRest of Tas
4 380
108
2.5
Old Beach - OtagoGreater Hobart
4 209
102
2.5
LeganaRest of Tas
4 244
97
2.3
Bruny Island - KetteringRest of Tas
2 996
53
1.8
Port SorellRest of Tas
5 678
100
1.8
Miandetta - DonRest of Tas
3 405
59
1.8
Sorell - RichmondGreater Hobart
8 275
126
1.5
Montrose - RosettaGreater Hobart
4 697
71
1.5

(a) Excludes SA2s with a population of less than 1,000 at June 2015.


POPULATION CHANGE BY SA2, Tasmania - 2015-16