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Tasmania – Population

Posted in Australia, Tasmania (Australia), Tasmania (Australia) Basics by valeria80 on July 25, 2008

494,520 (March 2008)  http://www.discovertasmania.com/about_tasmania/facts_and_figures

Males: 241,591 (June 2006)

Females: 248,331 (June 2006)

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AGE AND SEX DISTRIBUTION, TASMANIA AND AUSTRALIA, 2006

http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Latestproducts/3235.0Main%20Features92006?opendocument&tabname=Summary&prodno=3235.0&issue=2006&num=&view=

Tasmania has the oldest population of the nation. The median age (the age at which half the population is older and half is younger) for Tasmania was 39.1 years overtaking South Australia. The migration of young adults to the mainland has contributed to Tasmania’s accelerated ageing.

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