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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1995  
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State summary tables


COMPOSITION

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT(a)
Aust.(b)

Total population
'000
1994
6,051
4,476
3,197
1,470
1,702
472
171
301
17,843
Male population
'000
1994
3,008
2,217
1,603
730
855
234
88
151
8,887
Female population
'000
1994
3,044
2,260
1,594
740
847
238
83
150
8,956
Median age
years
1994
33.8
33.6
32.7
34.6
32.6
33.7
28.0
30.4
33.4
Proportion of population aged 0-14 years
%
1994
21.3
21.0
22.1
20.5
22.6
22.6
27.9
22.2
21.5
Proportion of population aged 65 years and over
%
1994
12.4
12.1
11.2
13.6
10.2
12.4
3.1
6.9
11.8
Overseas born (of population)
%
1991
23.1
24.4
16.8
22.5
29.3
10.7
18.1
23.6
22.9
Born in non-English speaking countries (of population)
%
1991
15.2
16.9
6.9
10.8
12.0
4.0
9.3
14.1
13.3
Living in capital city (of population)
%
1993
61.9
71.4
45.6
73.2
72.9
41.0
46.0
99.6
63.4


GROWTH

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT(a)
Aust.(b)

Growth rate
%
1993-94
0.90
0.27
2.60
0.47
1.52
0.21
1.08
0.67
1.06
Net overseas migration rate
%
1993-94
0.38
0.25
0.18
0.15
0.42
0.05
0.25
-0.12
0.28
Net interstate migration rate
%
1993-94
-0.23
-0.71
1.57
-0.24
0.22
-0.46
-0.89
-0.05
. .
Rate of natural increase
%
1993-94
0.74
0.73
0.84
0.56
0.88
0.62
1.72
1.09
0.77
Net reproduction rate
no.
1993
0.92
0.86
0.91
0.86
0.90
0.92
1.06
0.83
0.90
Crude birth rate (per 1,000 population)
no.
1993
14.8
14.4
14.9
13.8
15.0
14.4
21.1
16.2
14.7
Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)
no.
1993
7.2
7.0
6.4
7.9
6.2
7.7
4.4
4.1
6.9
Permanent and long-term arrivals
'000
1993-94
87.8
46.9
30.1
9.7
24.1
1.9
1.5
5.2
207.4
Refugee arrivals
'000
1993-94
5.0
3.8
0.7
0.5
1.1
0.1
0.0
0.1
11.4
Interstate arrivals
'000
1993-94
79.8
46.3
108.3
24.7
29.0
9.7
15.2
17.0
. .
Permanent and long-term departures
'000
1993-94
57.1
31.6
21.8
6.7
14.9
1.6
1.2
5.1
140.0
Interstate departures
'000
1993-94
92.5
78.6
59.7
28.3
25.1
11.8
16.7
17.2
. .


PROJECTIONS - SERIES A

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT(a)
Aust.(b)

Total population
'000
2041
7,941
5,282
5,854
1,622
2,786
538
295
540
24,858
Male population
'000
2041
3,896
2,558
2,903
799
1,367
266
151
270
12,210
Female population
'000
2041
4,045
2,724
2,951
823
1,419
272
144
270
12,648
Median age
years
2041
41.7
42.6
41.2
44.8
41.0
45.0
34.8
39.1
41.8
Proportion of population aged 0-14 years
%
2041
17.6
16.8
17.6
15.5
17.7
16.4
21.6
17.5
17.3
Proportion of population aged 65 years and over
%
2041
22.2
23.3
21.0
25.0
20.8
25.0
13.9
18.6
22.0

(a) In 1994, Jervis Bay territory was excluded.
(b) In 1994, Christmas and Cocos Islands were included.

Reference periods: Population estimates (except overseas born and born in non-English speaking countries which are Census based) and projections are for 30 June.



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