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Australian Bureau Of Statistics

SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Victor P Taffa

ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION

  • The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) of Australia at 30 September 2009 was 22,066,000 persons. This was an increase of 451,900 persons (2.1%) since 30 September 2008 and 110,400 persons since 30 June 2009.

 

  • Preliminary natural increase recorded for the year ended 30 September 2009 (154,500) was 0.7% (or 1,100 persons) lower than the natural increase recorded for the year ended 30 September 2008 (155,600).
  • Preliminary net overseas migration for the year ended 30 September 2009 was 297,400 persons.

POPULATION GROWTH RATES

  • Australia’s population grew by 2.1% during the 12 months ended 30 September 2009. Natural increase and net overseas migration contributed 34% and 66% respectively to this total population growth.
  • All states and territories experienced positive population growth over the 12 months ended 30 September 2009. Western Australia recorded the largest percentage gain (2.9%) and Tasmania the smallest (1.0%).

 

Population at end Sept qtr 2009

Change over previous year

Change over previous year

PRELIMINARY DATA

‘000

‘000

%


New South Wales

7, 165.4

117.0

1.7

Victoria

5, 473.3

117.9

2.2

Queensland

4, 450.4

115.2

2.7

South Australia

1, 629.5

20.9

1.3

Western Australia

2, 259.5

64.3

2.9

Tasmania

504.4

5.0

1.0

Northern Territory

227.0

5.1

2.3

Australian Capital Territory

353.6

6.5

1.9

Australia(a)

22, 065.7

451.9

2.1


(a) Includes Other Territories comprising Jervis Bay Territory, Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
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