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Penguin, TAS

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Penguin Statistics

Location Details
  • Region

    North West
  • Population

  • Nearest Capital

  • Nearest Airport

    Devonport 38km
  • Median House Price

  • December Temp °C
    20 / 12

Penguin is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. It is in the Central Coast Council local government area and on the Bass Highway, between Burnie and Ulverstone.


Living in regional Australia gives you access to a wealth of community services, such as hospitals, libraries, bars and eateries.

Data source: Department of Health Commonwealth declared hospitals [2021], Australia Post. Google [2021]

Amenities within 50km of Penguin

Doctors & Allied Health
Post Office
Bars & Eateries
Groceries & Convenience


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Comparison to median State house price

Property in Penguin

Based on LGA data

Median House Price


Rental House Median Price Per Month


Attached Dwelling Median Price


Data source: ABS, [2019], LGA updated [2021]

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    Data source: ABS [2016, 2017]

    Jobs in Penguin

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    Median Salary Per Year


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    Median Family Income Per Week



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    Number of Institutions


    Data sources:

    Australian Children's Education & Care Quality Authority, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority, Wikipedia, 4icu.

    Schools And Universities in Penguin

    Education within 25KM of Penguin

    20 Childcare Centres
    penguin fun club outside school hours care
    debbies little buddies
    ulverstone child care centre
    discovery early learning centres - ulverstone oshc
    discovery early learning centres - ulverstone
    east ulverstone outside school hours care
    spraoi havenview
    spraoi child care
    montello outside school hours care
    alexander beetle house children's centre
    milpara early learning centre
    milpara outside school hours care
    footprints educational complex
    kookaburra junction - oshc
    forth outside school hours care
    groovy kidz childcare and oshc
    coastal family day care scheme
    mission australia family day care tasmania
    catholiccare children's services - our lady of lourdes outside school hours care
    miandetta children's centre
    25 Primary Schools
    ridgley primary school
    natone primary school
    forth primary school
    romaine park primary school
    havenview primary school
    burnie primary school
    montello primary school
    stella maris catholic school
    australian christian college - burnie
    cooee primary school
    somerset primary school
    devonport christian school
    hillcrest primary school
    riana primary school
    nixon street primary school
    miandetta primary school
    west ulverstone primary school
    our lady of lourdes catholic school
    devonport primary school
    ulverstone primary school
    sacred heart catholic school
    east ulverstone primary school
    penguin district school
    north west christian school
    sprent primary school
    13 High Schools
    parklands high school
    hellyer college
    australian christian college - burnie
    marist regional college
    burnie high school
    don college
    st brendan-shaw college
    devonport high school
    reece high school
    ulverstone secondary college
    leighland christian school
    penguin district school
    north west christian school
    1 University
    university of tasmania

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