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									             King Island
                     A Demographic Profile

                              30 June 2001        30 June 2006

Population                         1 724             1 703

Share of State Population          0.37%             0.35%

Median Age                         39.1              41.1

Fertility Rate                     2.05              1.99

         Components of Change – 30 June 2001 to 30 June 2006

        Births                     Deaths            Net migration

        86                         71                -36


Summary
King Island’s population of
1 703 is the 2nd smallest of the
29 Local Government Areas
(LGAs) in Tasmania.

Over the period from 2001 to
2006, King Island’s population
declined by 21 persons or
1.2 per cent, compared to State
growth of 3.8 per cent. King
Island’s population decline was
the result of a net migration
loss of 36 persons and a
natural increase (the difference
between births and deaths) of
15 persons.
Population Overview                                                                          Chart 2: Age Structure, King Island,
                                                                                             2006

Total Population                                                                               85+
                                                                                             80-84
                                                                                             75-79
                                                                                             70-74
                                                                                             65-69
                                                                                             60-64
King Island’s population as at                                                               55-59
                                                                                             50-54

30 June 2006 was 1 703 persons.                                                              45-49
                                                                                             40-44
                                                                                             35-39

This represents 0.35 per cent of                                                             30-34
                                                                                             25-29
                                                                                             20-24

Tasmania’s total population.                                                                 15-19
                                                                                             10-14
                                                                                               5-9
                                                                                               0-4


Chart 1: Population, Tasmanian Local                                                                                          -100     -80   -60           -40      -20
                                                                                                                                                                 Male
                                                                                                                                                                               0
                                                                                                                                                                              Female
                                                                                                                                                                                           20     40    60         80



Government Areas, 30 June 2006
              Flinders
          King Island
    Central Highlands
                                                                                             Population Growth
              Tasman
Glamorgan/Spring Bay
          West Coast
   Southern Midlands
              Kentish
         Break O'Day
       George Town
               Dorset
       Circular Head
                                                                                             In the period from 30 June 2001 to
              Latrobe
      Derwent Valley
                 Sorell
   Northern Midlands
                                                                                             30 June 2006, King Island’s
    Waratah/Wynyard
             Brighton
         Huon Valley
                                                                                             population declined by 21 persons
      Meander Valley
               Burnie
       Central Coast
         West Tamar
                                                                                             or 1.2 per cent, compared to the
           Devonport
        Kingborough
            Glenorchy
               Hobart
                                                                                             State growth rate of 3.8 per cent.
             Clarence
          Launceston
                          0   10 000   20 000   30 000   40 000   50 000   60 000   70 000

                                                                                             As shown in Chart 3, King Island
                                                                                             experienced population growth in all
Age Distribution                                                                             age ranges over the period, with the
                                                                                             exception of the 0 to 14 and 30 to
King Island’s median age in 2006                                                             40 year age ranges, which
was 41.1 years, which was the 10th                                                           experienced population decline.
highest of Tasmania’s 29 LGAs and
higher than the State average of                                                             Chart 3: Population Change By Age,
38.8 years.                                                                                  King Island, 2001 to 2006
                                                                                                                             15


In 2006, 17.4 per cent of King                                                                                               10
                                                                                             Percentge Change 2001 to 2006




Island’s population was aged 0 to                                                                                             5



14 years old (compared to a State                                                                                             0



average of 19.7 per cent), 67.0 per                                                                                           -5




cent were aged 15 to 64 (compared                                                                                            -10


                                                                                                                             -15

to 65.7 per cent) and 15.6 per cent                                                                                          -20

were aged 65 years and above                                                                                                         0-14          15-29          30-44            45-59
                                                                                                                                                                    Age Range (Years)
                                                                                                                                                                                                60-74        75+



(compared to 14.6 per cent).
Components of Growth                                                                                            King Island recorded 71 deaths
                                                                                                                from 30 June 2001 to 30 June 2006,
Births                                                                                                          an average of 14 deaths per year.

                                                                                                                Chart 5: Deaths, King Island, 2001-02
There were 18 births recorded in                                                                                to 2005-06
King Island in the year to
June 2006. This represents 0.3 per                                                                                        18

                                                                                                                          16
cent of births recorded in Tasmania                                                                                       14

in that year.                                                                                                             12

                                                                                                                          10




                                                                                                                 Deaths
                                                                                                                          8
King Island’s total fertility rate in                                                                                     6

2005-06 of 1.99 was the 5th lowest                                                                                        4


in Tasmania, but due to King Island                                                                                       2

                                                                                                                          0

being the 2nd smallest LGA in                                                                                                  2001-02        2002-03       2003-04           2004-05       2005-06



terms of total population, it ranked
28th in the total number of births in                                                                           Migration
2005-06.
                                                                                                                Over     the     five  years    from
Chart 4: Births, King Island, 2001-02 to
2005-06
                                                                                                                30 June 2001 to 30 June 2006,
                                                                                                                King Island experienced a net
         25
                                  Births (LHS)      TFR (RHS)
                                                                            2.10                                migration loss of 36 persons. This
         20
                                                                            2.00                                is the 2nd smallest net migration
                                                                                                                loss of the 29 LGAs, although 20
                                                                                   Total Fertiilty Rate (TFR)




                                                                            1.90
         15

                                                                                                                LGAs recorded net migration gains
Births




                                                                            1.80

         10
                                                                            1.70
                                                                                                                over this time, as shown in Chart 6.
         5
                                                                            1.60
                                                                                                                Chart 6: Net Migration, King Island,
         0
              2001-02   2002-03           2003-04       2004-05   2005-06
                                                                            1.50
                                                                                                                30 June 2001 to 30 June 2006
                                                                                                                               Hobart
                                                                                                                         Kingborough

King Island recorded 86 births from                                                                                       Launceston
                                                                                                                         West Tamar
                                                                                                                                 Sorell
                                                                                                                              Latrobe

30 June 2001 to 30 June 2006, an                                                                                         Break O'Day
                                                                                                                             Brighton
                                                                                                                      Meander Valley
                                                                                                                   Northern Midlands

average of 17 births per year. The                                                                              Glamorgan/Spring Bay
                                                                                                                              Kentish
                                                                                                                               Burnie
                                                                                                                           Devonport
                                                                                                                             Clarence
total fertility rate over this time                                                                                      Huon Valley
                                                                                                                       George Town
                                                                                                                      Derwent Valley
                                                                                                                    Waratah/Wynyard
averaged 1.90.                                                                                                                Tasman
                                                                                                                              Flinders
                                                                                                                          King Island
                                                                                                                   Southern Midlands
                                                                                                                    Central Highlands
                                                                                                                       Central Coast
                                                                                                                               Dorset
                                                                                                                       Circular Head
                                                                                                                          West Coast
Deaths                                                                                                                      Glenorchy
                                                                                                                                     -1 000   - 500     0             500      1 000    1 500         2 000
                                                                                                                                                              Net Migration




There were 12 deaths recorded in
King Island in the year to
30 June 2006.     This represents                                                                               This demographic profile has been prepared by the
0.3 per cent of deaths recorded in                                                                              Demographic Change Advisory Council and is based on ABS
                                                                                                                data at the LGA level available upon request.
Tasmania in that year.

								
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