Hobart and the South

  • State
  • Region Size
    22975.17 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
  • No. of Jobs
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
  • Region is known for
    Diverse and wild landscapes
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data

Hobart and the South

Whether you base yourself in Hobart itself, or choose to look beyond the city, you’ll discover a laid-back lifestyle where you can enjoy the stunning landscapes, including picturesque coastlines, lush forests, and majestic mountains – all while experiencing the benefits of modern city-living. From excellent schools, healthcare facilities, and a diverse range of recreational activities, Hobart and the South provides the perfect balance between tranquillity and modern amenities.


People are the heart of all communities. Get a picture of Hobart and the South by understanding the people who live there.

  • 288,775
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 39
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 185,447
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 14,201
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 51,386
    Persons born overseas (no.)
Hobart and the South Adelaide Hills Population Statistics

From small locally owned businesses to larger operations, industries in Hobart and the South form an important part of the community.

  • 21,144
    Total number of businesses

A move to more means creating a better life for yourself. Gain insight into the job market in Hobart and the South to assist in your decision-making.

  • 213,245
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 755
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 21,144
    Total number of businesses

Discover the household make-up of those already living in Hobart and the South to help you decide if this is the right region for you.

  • 114,084
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.5
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 958
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,500
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 350
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)

Have confidence that Hobart and the South has the services you need to support your lifestyle. This is a vital step in your decision to move to more.

  • 11
    Number of Hospitals
  • 2
    Number of Airports
  • 1
    Number of Universities
Moving to Hobart and the South
Emilie Ristevski


Untamed beauty

Discover the untamed beauty of Southern Tasmania, with its sea cliffs, tranquil rivers, and alpine mountains. Immerse yourself in stunning landscapes and spot wildlife in its natural habitat. From cider houses to whisky tastings, enjoy picturesque walks and witness the impressive Southern Lights. Explore Huon Valley, Coal River Valley, and Derwent Valley, surrounded by orchards, vineyards, and antique shops. The Tasman Peninsula and Bruny Island, boast breathtaking sea cliffs and a laid-back coastal lifestyle.

Living in Hobart and the South
Clément Aubert


Opportunities to thrive

With its stunning landscapes, Southern Tasmania is a major tourist destination. This industry provides various job opportunities across hotels, restaurants, cafes, tour companies, and cultural attractions. The fertile lands of the Huon Valley, Coal River Valley, and Derwent Valley support a thriving agricultural sector creating opportunities in fruit picking, farming, viticulture, and aquaculture. And, as more people are choosing to live a life with more outside of the city, the healthcare, education, and retail sectors are also growing in areas outside of Hobart.

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