Tasmania - Australia Population 2021
"The Island of Inspiration"
The population of Tasmania is 528,201
as of march 2019. The number is expected to reach over 530,000 by 2019, with the percentage increase in previous years being 1.0%. The capital of TAS (Tasmania) is Hobart, which is also the most populated city in Victoria. The Hobart area has a population of over 226,884, which grows increasingly every year.
The official estimation of the population as of the 31st of March 2019 is 528,201
people. This is up by 1.0% from the 31st of March 2017. The estimate for overseas migration is 236,800 compared to 259,600 people the previous year in the whole of Australia. (Government Statistics)
Most populated areas in Tasmania
|4||Burnie – Wynyard (In. Somerset)||26,993|
States and territories population
|States and Territories||Population March 2019|
Percentage change over 2017-18
|New South Wales||7,988,241||1.5%|
|Australian Capital Territory||420,960||2.2%|
|*Total Australian Population||24,899,100||1.6%|
*Figure includes other teritorries including Jervis Bay Territory, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Island and Christmas Island.
Hobart - Tasmania
The population of Hobart in 2019, is a diverse city with a population of over 226,884 people in the significant Hobart area. Hobart is greatly supported by the tourism industry, but also by mining, agriculture, aquaculture, fishing and forestry.
Demographic - Male & Female
In Tasmania the population is split by 51.1% female and 48.9% male. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
In Tasmania the populations median age is 42 years old. The biggest age group is 55-59 year olds at 7.3% of the TAS population (37,378 People). This is much higher than the Australian average of 38. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly household income
In Tasmania the population has an average weekly household income of $1,100. However, the average personal income is $573 a week. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
Median weekly rent
The Tasmanian population on average pays $230 a week in rent. The average amount of people per household is 2.3 in TAS. This data was obtain through the most recent Australian government census.
The top response for religious affiliation was “No religion” at 37.8%, followed by Anglican at 20.4% of the Tasmanian population. Since the last census in 2011 the number of people responding as having no religion has gone up by 9.7%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
The population of Tasmania have a variety of occupations, but under a quarter of the population are “professionals” at 18.8%. The next highest occupation is “Technicians and Trades Workers” at 14% which is higher than the Australian average of 13%. This data was obtained from the most recent Australian government census.
Facts about Tasmania
- In the 19th century the island of Tasmanian was a penal colony with around 75,000 convicts being sent there.
- Tasmania is the 26th world’s largest island!
- Hence the name, the Tasmanian devil is only found on the island.
- The whole island wasn’t fully explored till the late 118th century. Before that it was not believed to be an island.