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Economic Profile

The following data provides a snapshot of key characteristics of the City of Hobart.

It covers areas such as resident population, demographics, working population, employment, business, housing, office accommodation, education and tourism.

Population [i]
Hobart Population 48,703
Greater Hobart Population 211,656
Tasmania Population 495,354
Resident Population [ii]
Median age 38 years
Median weekly individual income $641
Rates [iii]
Number of rateable properties 23,957
Number of residential rateable properties 21,415
Business [iv]
Number of Businesses in Hobart 6,023
Working Population [v]
Number of people who work in Hobart 46,100
Tourism [vi]
Total visitors* 903,148
Average stay** 4.7 nights
Average spend per person* $1,629
Cruise ship visitors [vii] 104,700

*Interstate visitors to Tasmania
**In the City of Hobart

Education [viii]
Number of students studying in Hobart 33,266
Number of international students 3,212

Notes

[i] ABS 2011 Census of Population and Housing: Basic Community Profile (Hobart LGA, Greater Hobart, Tasmania).  Catalogue 2001.0.  Table B01A.

[ii] ABS 2011 Census of Population and Housing: Basic Community Profile (Hobart LGA, Greater Hobart, Tasmania). Catalogue 2001.0. Table B01A.

[iii] City of Hobart database 2014.

[iv] ABS National Regional Profiles by LGA, 2008-12.

[v] ABS 2011 Census of Population and Housing: Basic Community Profile (Hobart LGA). Catalogue 2001.0. Table B42.

[vi] Tourism Tasmania, Tasmanian Visitor Survey, July 2013 - June 2014.

[vii] Tourism Tasmania, 2012-13 Cruise Ship Survey.

[viii] City of Hobart Research, 2009

Customer Service Centre

16 Elizabeth St, Hobart
Office Hours: Mon–Fri 8.15am–5.15pm
Telephone (03) 6238 2711
Email coh@hobartcity.com.au

Postal address

Town Hall, Macquarie St
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001