1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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Contents >> Population >> 2001 Census statistics

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
  • Age
  • Registered marital status
  • Ancestry and birthplace of parents
  • Birthplace (countries)
  • Language spoken at home
  • Religious affiliation
  • Relationship in household by age
  • Family type

For more information on the 2001 Census of Population and Housing see the Census theme page.

This section contains the following subsection :
        Selected characteristics
        Reconciling Census population statistics with estimated resident population

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