Launceston and the North

  • State
    TAS
  • Region Size
    16676.19 (Sq Kms)
  • Population
    147,992
  • Largest Regional City
    Launceston
  • No. of Jobs
    105,550
  • Median Weekly Household Mortgage
    $300
  • Median Weekly Household Rent
    $270
  • Region is known for
    Restaurant and café culture
Data Source: Based on Australian Bureau of Statistics data
Discover

Launceston and the North

Experience a life filled with adventure, culture, and warm community connections in Launceston and the North. Whether you’re pursuing education, exploring the great outdoors, or indulging in culinary delights, this region offers endless opportunities to create a life filled with more of what really matters. With close-knit communities, a flourishing food and drink culture, and a focus on arts, education, and agriculture, this is a place where you can truly thrive.

People

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

  • 147,992
    Estimated resident population (no.)
  • 42
    Median age - persons (years)
  • 91,777
    Working age population (aged 15-64 years) (no.)
  • 5,571
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples (no.)
  • 20,392
    Persons born overseas (no.)
Launceston and the North Adelaide Hills Population Statistics
Industry

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

  • 12,009
    Total number of businesses
Employment

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

  • 105,550
    Number of jobs (no.)
  • 675
    Median weekly personal income ($)
  • 12,009
    Total number of businesses
Household

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

  • 60,054
    Total households (no.)
  • 2.5
    Average household size (no. of persons)
  • 841
    Median equivalised total household income (weekly) ($)
  • 1,300
    Median monthly household mortgage payment ($)
  • 270
    Median weekly household rental payment ($)
Services

Have confidence that Launceston and the North 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
  • 3
    Number of Airports
  • 1
    Number of Universities
Moving to Launceston and the North
Tourism Australia

More

To experience

Launceston is a welcoming city known for its amazing restaurants and cafes. You’ll savour delicious meals made with local produce, and you’ll find outstanding cool-climate wines in the Tamar Valley. The region’s strong agricultural industries, including vineyards, beef farms, beekeeping, and cheese production, creating diverse employment and business opportunities.

Living in Launceston and the North
Tourism Tasmania

More

Inspiration

Launceston is a centre for knowledge and culture, boasting a brand-new education precinct in the heart of the city. The newly developed University of Tasmania campus, library buildings, and the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery create a vibrant hub for learning and inspiration. The modern TasTAFE campus also offers a wide range of tertiary courses.

More about Launceston and the North

Learn about people who’ve already made the move to more in regional Australia

Your favourite towns and regions

Save your favourite towns and regions here and send them to yourself or share it with friends and family.