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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1995  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/06/1995   
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National summary tables


COMPOSITION

Units
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994(a)

Total population'000
15,579
15,788
16,018
16,264
16,532
16,814
17,065
17,284
17,483
r17,656
17,843
Male population'000
7,778
7,883
8,000
8,118
8,249
8,388
8,511
8,615
8,711
r8,796
8,887
Female population'000
7,801
7,906
8,018
8,146
8,283
8,427
8,554
8,669
8,772
r8,861
8,956
Median ageyears
30.5
30.8
31.1
31.3
31.6
31.8
32.1
32.4
32.7
33.0
33.4
Proportion of population aged 0-14 years%
24.0
23.6
23.1
22.7
22.4
22.2
22.0
21.9
21.8
21.7
21.5
Proportion of population aged 65 years and over%
10.1
10.3
10.5
10.7
10.8
11.0
11.1
11.3
11.5
11.7
11.8
Overseas born (of population)%
21.0
21.1
21.2
21.5
22.0
22.4
22.8
22.9
23.0
22.8
22.6
Born in non-English speaking countries (of population)%
11.6
11.7
11.8
12.1
12.4
12.8
13.1
13.3
13.5
13.5
13.6
Living in capital cities (of population)%
63.5
63.5
63.8
63.9
63.9
63.8
63.7
63.6
63.4
63.4
n.y.a.



GROWTH

Units
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994

Growth rate %
1.21
1.34
1.46
1.53
1.65
1.71
1.49
1.28
r1.19
r0.96
1.06
Net overseas migration rate%
0.32
0.47
0.64
0.78
0.92
0.95
0.74
0.51
r0.40
r0.17
0.28
Rate of natural increase%
0.84
0.82
0.78
0.79
0.77
0.79
0.79
0.83
r0.79
r0.78
0.77
Net reproduction rate no.
0.90
0.91
0.90
0.88
0.88
0.88
0.91
0.89
0.91
0.90
n.y.a.
Crude birth rate (per 1,000 population)no.
15.3
15.4
15.2
15.0
14.9
14.9
15.4
14.9
15.1
14.7
n.y.a.
Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)no.
7.2
7.4
7.2
7.2
7.2
7.4
7.0
6.9
7.1
6.9
n.y.a.
Permanent and long-term arrivals'000
145.3
163.3
186.4
204.5
242.3
249.9
231.9
236.4
234.2
203.8
207.4
Refugee arrivals'000
14.8
14.9
11.8
11.1
11.1
10.9
11.9
7.7
7.2
10.9
11.4
Permanent and long-term departures'000
98.8
95.3
92.5
95.3
99.0
112.6
128.1
141.6
144.3
141.1
140.0



PROJECTIONS-SERIES A

Units
1996
2001
2006
2011
2016
2021
2026
2031
2036
2041

Total population'000
18,208
19,170
20,096
20,952
21,760
22,528
23,241
23,874
24,410
24,858
Male population'000
9,065
9,538
9,990
10,405
10,791
11,153
11,482
11,768
12,007
12,210
Female population'000
6,143
9,632
10,105
10,547
10,969
11,375
11,759
12,106
12,403
12,648
Median ageyears
34.0
35.4
36.6
38.0
39.0
39.7
40.4
40.9
41.4
41.8
Proportion of population aged 0-14 years %
21.4
20.7
20.1
19.3
18.6
18.1
17.9
17.7
17.5
17.3
Proportion of population aged 65 years and over%
12.1
12.3
12.8
13.8
15.6
17.3
19.0
20.3
21.3
22.0
5-year average growth rate%
1.05
1.03
0.95
0.84
0.76
0.70
0.63
0.54
0.45
0.36

(a) Includes Christmas and Cocos Islands.

Reference periods: Population estimates and projections are at 30 June. Population growth figures (except birth, death and net reproduction rates) are for the year ended 30 June.

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