Hobart is the capital of the Australian island state of Tasmania, located on the stream of the River Derwent in the south-east. Hobart population in 2023 is estimated to be 253,241, covers city area of 1,695.5 sq km (654.6 sq mi), and most populous city Tasmania province, and seventh populous city of Australia. Greater Hobart is the metropolitan area of the City of Hobart, Almost half of the population are Tasmanians. Founded in 1804 as a British penal colony, Hobart is the financial and administrative hub of Tasmania. Hobart is Australia's second oldest capital city after Sydney.
|Estimated resident population||2020||238,834||25,697,298|
|Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (%)||2019||64||65.4|
|Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population||2016||10,323||798,365|
|Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Speakers(%)||2016||1||10|
|Persons born overseas||2016||30,577||6,149,388|
|Children enrolled in preschool||2019||2,223||135,301|
|Median total income ($)||2018||47,770||49,805|
|Total number of businesses||2020||17,568||2,422,404|
|Number of jobs||2018||179,418||19,563,645|
|Taxpayers who report having private health insurance||2018||82,220||8,124,494|
|Total Passenger vehicles||2020||156,509||14,679,246|
|Land area (ha)||2020||169,536||768,812,632|
Hobart Population Ranking & Density
The Population density of Hobart is 141 persons per sq km. The median age of male is 38 and female is 41 in 2019. Total 150,668 are Working force of Hobart city. Hobart population in 2022 is estimated to be 252,031, Population of Hobart in 2021 is estimated to be 251,047.
|Population density (persons/sq km)||132||133||135||137||139||141|
|Median age - males (years)||38||38||38||38||38||-|
|Median age - females (years)||41||41||41||41||41||-|
|Median age - persons (years)||40||40||40||40||40||-|
|Working age population (aged 15-64 years)||144,575||145,309||146,843||148,758||150,668||-|
|Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (%)||65||64||64||64||64||-|
Births and Fertility
Total Births in Hobart is estimated to be 717 in 2019 and Fertility rate is 1.78 which is decreased from 1.91 in 2016 census.
|Total fertility rate||1.91||1.9||1.83||1.78||1.72|
|Standardised death rate (per 1000 population)||6.3||6.2||6.2||5.9||5.9|
Immigration to Hobart
According to 2020 Census, 2,113 is the Net Overseas migration, out of these 4,045 are Overseas arrivals and 1,932 are departures. -435 people are net internal migration, out of these 7,205 are internal arrivals and 7,640 are departures.
|Net internal migration||1,271||1,268||986||-435|
|Net overseas migration||1,399||1,637||1,850||2,113|
6.8 percent of the Overseas population are born in Europe, 1.3% are born in South East Asia, 0.7% are born in Central Asia, 0.8% are born in Africa and 8.8% are born in Americas.
|Overseas norn/Year||Percent (2011)||Percent (2016)|
|Oceania and Antarctica (excluding Australia)||1.1||1|
|Southern and Eastern Europe||1.2||1|
|North Africa and the Middle East||0.4||0.5|
|Southern and Central Asia||0.7||1.2|
|Total born overseas||13.2||13.8|
88.4% of the Hobart population are Australian Citizen, 5.2% are not a citizen and 6.3% are not stated according to 2016 Australian Bureau Statistics.
|Citizenship/Year||Percent (2011)||Percent (2016)|
|Australian citizen (%)||90.1||88.4|
|Not an Australian citizen (%)||4.8||5.2|
|Australian citizenship - not stated (%)||5.1||6.3|
Income levels in Hobart
According to 2018 census estimates, 117,223 are total employee income earners, Median employee income is $48,423. 30.8% earn below $500, 26.1% of the population earn between $500 to $1000, 22.6% earn personal income between $1000 to $2000 per week, 5.6% earn more than $2000 per week.
|Employee income earners||109,712||110,477||114,304||117,223|
|Employee income earners - median age (years)||40||40||40||39|
|Total employee income ($)||5,628||5,813||6,086||6,400|
|Median employee income ($)||45,420||46,800||47,230||48,423|
|Mean employee income ($)||51,298||52,621||53,241||54,597|
|Personal earnings||Percent (2016)|
|$1-$499 per week||30.8|
|$500-$999 per week||26.1|
|$1000-$1999 per week||22.6|
|$2000-$2999 per week||3.7|
|$3000 or more per week||1.9|
46.4% of Hobart population are with High school education of 12 grade increased from 43.1% of 2011 census, followed by 25.9% are 10 grade and 8.4% are studied upto 11th grade.
|High School Education||Percent (2011)||Percent (2016)|
|12 or equivalent||43.1||46.4|
|11 or equivalent||8.6||8.4|
|10 or equivalent||27.6||25.9|
|9 or equivalent||7.5||6.7|
|8 or below||5||4.1|
|Did not go to school||0.4||0.5|
|Higher Education||Percent (2011)||Percent (2016)|
|Graduate diploma/graduate certificate||2||2.4|
According to 2016 census stats, Social marital status & registered marital status of persons aged 15 years and over.
|Social Marital Status||2011||2016|
|De facto marriage||18,358||20,560|
|Never married (%)||35.3||36.3|
Religion wise Hobart Population
According to 2016 ABS Census, 47.3% are the most followed religion of Christianity, followed by Buddhism with 0.9%, Islam with 0.7%, Hinduism with 0.7%, Judaism with 0.1% and 40.3% are with no religion beliefs and 9.3% are not stated.
|Religion||Percent (2011)||Percent (2016)|
|Other spiritual beliefs||0.9||0.2|
|No religion, secular beliefs||29.4||40.3|
Regarding Rent and mortgage payments, Average monthly household rental payment is $1,154 in 2016 increase from $1,028 in 2011, Average monthly household mortgage payment is $1,531 in 2016 decrease from $1,570 in 2011.
|Average monthly household rental payment||$1,028||$1,154|
|Average monthly household mortgage paymen||$1,570||$1,531|