Population Report Of Tasmania. Introduction . Population

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Population Report of Tasmania Introduction Population is now being greatly realized as a principle element of regional or local economic development.(此处有reference) Understanding the role that population play in a regional or local area is significant as well as effective to facilitate economic growth and organize economic activities. This report is to collect and illustrate the data in relation to population of Tasmania including but not limited to population pyramid, employment, transportation etc. Afterwards, a population projection for the year 2030 will be given to Tasmania, followed by identification of a series of planning implications and recommendations. Status quo Tasmania is currently the third smallest state in Australia…show more content…
Male residents approximately occupied 49% of the total population of Tasmania, compared with female residents accounting for 51% of total population. In contrast to Australia, Tasmania has a smaller proportion of population aged from 20 to 44, while it has a larger proportion of elderly people. As seen from table 2, among population from pre-schooler (0-4) to parents and homebuilders (35-49), only the secondary schooler (12-17) accounts for a slightly more percentage than it is for Australia, the rest is evidently fewer compared to Australia. The proportion of population which is over 50 years old in Tasmania is much higher than it is in Australia which means Tasmania is a state with a large number of aging people at present. In terms of the economy of Tasmania, pillar industries like agriculture, aquaculture, forestry, mining, and tourism contribute a lot for local economy (ABS, 2017). In terms of industry sector, shown as table 4, health care and social assistance (26,040 people or 12.0%) and retail trade (24,550 people or 11.3%) as well as public administration and safety (19,596 people or 9.0%) account for three of the most important sectors which employed 32.3% of total Tasmanian employed population. In contrast to Australia, Tasmania has a larger proportion of employed population working in the sector of agriculture, forestry and fishing (4.8% compared to 2.5%) as well as public administration and safety (9.0% compared to
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