9223.0 - Road Freight Movements, Australia, 12 months ended 31 October 2014 Quality Declaration 
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TASMANIA SUMMARY DATA

Policy makers now have access to better data on road freight movements to inform future road planning, thanks to a joint Federal and State funded report by Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The report shows the first snapshot of road freight movements in 13 years. A snapshot of data for Tasmania is contained below in a data table and detailed map. More detailed information is available in Road Freight Movements, Australia (Cat. no 9223.0) available for free download from the ABS website.

The following table contains estimates for Tasmania and Australia for Tonnes Carried, Kilometres Travelled, Tonne-kilometres Travelled, Top 2 Commodities (Tonnes) by Vehicle Type by State of Origin and State of Destination and Intrastate. The table also includes estimates for Top Trailer Configuration and Most Common Method by Vehicle Type by Intrastate and Most Common Type of Goods by Vehicle Type by Dangerous and Refrigerated.

TASMANIA SUMMARY DATA
Tasmania
Tasmania
Tasmania
Australia
Rigid Trucks (million)
Articulated Trucks (million)
All Trucks (million)
All Trucks (million)
% of total

Tonnes Carried
State of Origin
24.7
25.8
50.5
2 131.7
2.4
State of Destination
24.7
25.8
50.5
2 131.7
2.4
Intrastate
24.7
25.8
50.5
2 131.7
2.4

Kilometres Travelled (Kms)
State of Origin
190.2
118.7
308.9
17 213.4
1.8
State of Destination
190.2
118.7
308.9
17 213.4
1.8
Intrastate
190.2
118.7
308.9
17 213.4
1.8

Tonne-kilometres Travelled (T-kms)
State of Origin
1 050.6
1 943.1
2 993.7
195 618.7
1.5
State of Destination
1 050.6
1 943.1
2 993.7
195 618.7
1.5
Intrastate
1 050.6
1 943.1
2 993.7
195 618.7
1.5

Top 2 Commodities (Tonnes)
State of Origin
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
8.1
492.7
1.6
2
Cork and Wood
General Freight
7.0
277.7
n.a.

State of Destination
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
8.1
492.7
1.6
2
Cork and Wood
General Freight
7.0
277.7
n.a.

Intrastate
1
Sand Stone and Gravel
Sand Stone and Gravel
8.1
492.7
1.6
2
Cork and Wood
General Freight
7.0
277.7
n.a.

Top Trailer Configuration (T-kms)
Intrastate
Single trailer with four or more axles
B-Double
Single trailer with three axles
B-Double
460.7
897.7
995.4
64 834.7
n.a.

Most Common Method (T-kms)
Intrastate
Solid Bulk
Other Freight
Other Freight
Other Freight
634.8
1 295.0
1 638.4
115 618.4
1.4

Most Common Type of Goods (T-kms, Intrastate)
Dangerous
30.8
55.8
86.6
11 058.3
0.8
Refrigerated
23.5
10.2
33.7
2 651.7
1.3

n.a. = not available

Total Tonnes Carried from Tasmania

The following map shows the ranges for Tonnes Carried from Origin (Tasmania) to Destination (Australia) by Statistical Area Level 4.
Image: Thematic map, Total Tonnes Carried from Tasmania to Destination (Statistical Area Level 4)