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Welcome to Launceston City Council area Community Profile

The Launceston City Council area Estimated Resident Population for 2014 is 67,114, with a population density of 0.48 persons per hectare.

The Launceston City Council area is located in northern Tasmania, about 200 kilometres north of the Hobart CBD.

The Launceston City Council area Community Profile provides demographic analysis for the City Council and its suburbs based on results from the 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996 and 1991 Censuses of Population and Housing. The profile is updated with population estimates when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases new figures.


Census 2016 is going ahead


The 2016 Census will be going full steam ahead with a much needed funding boost. We’d like to thank everyone who put their support behind the Save the Census campaigns run by ourselves and others advocating for fair and evidence-based decision making.

This community profile is just one of a family of demographic resources available for this area and other areas across Australia. The full suite of resources includes community profiles, population forecasts, social atlases and economic profiles. You can be confident using them for planning, research and advocacy as they are compiled and maintained with the latest data by population experts, .id. Access them online in the Demographic Resource Centre.