1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2006  
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At 30 June 2003, Tasmania's resident population was estimated at 477,077, or 2.4% of the Australian total of 19,880,599. Of the Tasmanian population:

  • Greater Hobart-Southern Region accounted for 49.2%, with 234,894 people
  • Northern Region accounted for 28.3%, with 135,067 people
  • Mersey-Lyell Region accounted for 22.5%, with 107,116 people.

Note: These figures have subsequently been revised at the state level, but the updated figures are not available at the regional level.

Source: Population by Age and Sex, Australian States and Territories (cat. no. 3201.0) and Population in municipalities, Tasmania

For an explanation of estimated resident population see Estimated resident population in Statistics - Tasmania.

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