Huon Valley Council, Tasmania
Huon Valley Council, Tasmania

Economic Profile

The Huon Valley Vital Signs 2014 is an annual publication produced by the Huon Valley Council and can be used as a quick reference to a range of key statistics about the Huon Valley and its economy. It covers areas such as resident population, demographics, working population, employment, business and industry, housing, education and tourism. 

Huon Valley 15,140
Major Population Areas  
Cygnet 4,064
Geeveston/Dover 3,659
Huonville/Franklin 8,118
Tasmanian Population 511,195
Source: Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2011  
Residential Population  
Median Age 42 years
Median Weekly Personal Income $441
Source: ABS Census, 2011  
Number of rateable properties  
Number of residential rateable properties  
Number of businesses in the Huon Valley 1,083
Agricultural 372
Construction Businesses 171
Property and business services 123
Retail outlets 120
Total holiday visitors to the Huon Trail 140,000
Total number of nights spent on the Huon Trail 120,200
Total number of visitors to the Tahune Airwalk 70,200

Toral number of visitors to Hastings Caves/Thermal Springs


Source: Tourism Tasmania, October 2012 - September 2013