Statistics

  • First settled 1803
  • Proclaimed a Municipality 1860
  • Proclaimed a City 24 November 1988
  • Population 54,674 (ABS estimated resident population 30 June 2015)
  • Persons aged 15 years and over 44,589 (ABS estimated 30 June 2015)
  • Persons aged 65 years and older 10,133 (ABS estimate 30 June 2015)
  • Median age (years) 41 (Australian median age 37)
  • Area 386 square kilometres
  • Coastline 191 kilometres
  • Total number of dwellings 22,234 (ABS Census 2011)
  • Major occupations in Clarence:
    • Construction (24%)
    • Property and real estate (8%)
    • Professional and technical (8%)
    • Financial and insurance services (7%)
    • Agriculture and fishing (7%)
    • Health care and social assistance (6%)
    • Transport and warehousing (6%)
    • Accommodation and food service (4%)
    • Other various (24%)

Community profiles for Clarence and other local government areas are now available on the Australian Bureau of Statistics web site. The profiles contains six separate profiles aimed at providing key census characteristics relating to persons, families and dwellings. The profiles are excellent tools for researching, planning and analysing. They enable comparisons to be made between different geographic areas on a number of social, economic and demographic variables.

Please note that the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011 Census undercount adjustment factor for Tasmania is 1.021 (+2.1%) - ref: ABS 2940.0.

Clarence suburb QuickStats (State Suburbs) - Census 2011

 

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