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1362.7 - Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, Mar 2011  
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POPULATION


NORTHERN TERRITORY POPULATION GROWTH

The estimated resident population of the NT at 30 June 2009 was 225,900 people, up 2.5% (5,400 people) from 30 June 2008. During the five years to 30 June 2009 the NT had the third fastest growing population of all the states and territories after Queensland and Western Australia, with an average annual growth rate of 2.3%.

During 2008–09 Darwin SD grew faster than Northern Territory - Bal SD with a growth rate of 3.1% compared to 1.7%. Three of the five fastest growing LGAs during 2008–09 were within Darwin SD (Palmerston (C) up 4.4%, Litchfield (M) up 2.8% and Darwin (C) up 2.6%), the remaining two were Roper Gulf (S) (up 2.5%), and Victoria-Daly (S) (up 2.2%).


POPULATION CHANGE BETWEEN 30 JUNE 2008 AND 30 JUNE 2009(a)

Graph shows the rate of population change between 30 June 2008 and 30 June 2009 was positive for all LGAs in the NT. The highest rate of change of 4.4% was in Palmerston (C), followed by 2.8% in Litchfield (M).


POPULATION ESTIMATES
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Estimated resident population, by region, 30 June 2001 to 30 June 2009 (ASGC 2009)Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09 (cat. no. 3218.0)
Estimated resident population, by age, sex and region, 30 June 2004 and 30 June 2009 (ASGC 2009)Population by Age and Sex, Regions of Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3235.0)
Experimental estimates of the Indigenous population by age, sex and state/territory, 1986 to 2006Experimental Estimates and Projections, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 1991 to 2021 (cat. no. 3238.0)
Experimental projections of the Indigenous population, by state/territory, 2006 to 2021Experimental Estimates and Projections, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 1991 to 2021 (cat. no. 3238.0)

BIRTHS AND DEATHS
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Births, Summary, States and territories, 1999 to 2009 (ASGC 2009)Births, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3301.0)
Deaths, Summary, States and territories, 1999 to 2009 (ASGC 2009)Deaths, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3302.0)
Births, by Statistical Local Area, NT, 2004 to 2009Births, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3301.0) – refer to table 3
Deaths, by Statistical Local Area, NT, 2004 to 2009Deaths, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3302.0) – refer to table 5
Indigenous births and deaths, by Statistical Subdivision, NT, 2008 (ASGC 2008)Indigenous Births and Deaths by Statistical Subdivision, NT, 2008
Indigenous births, by state/territory, 2009Births, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3301.0)
Deaths, Indigenous Status, by state/territory, 1991 to 2009Deaths, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3302.0)
Median age at death, Indigenous status, selected states and territories, 1991 to 2009Deaths, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3302.0)
Infant mortality rates, Indigenous status, selected states and territories, 1991 to 2009Deaths, Australia, 2009 (cat. no. 3302.0)

POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS
Description of data availableLink to data

Country of birth, by Statistical Subdivision, NT, 2006Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, 2008 Reissue (cat. no. 1362.7) – refer to Population data cube
Language spoken at home, by Statistical Subdivision, NT, 2006Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, 2008 Reissue (cat. no. 1362.7) – refer to Population data cube
Household composition, by Statistical Subdivision, NT, 2006Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, 2008 Reissue (cat. no. 1362.7) – refer to Population data cube
Family type, by Statistical Subdivision, NT, 2006Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, 2008 Reissue (cat. no. 1362.7) – refer to Population data cube
Number of motor vehicles, by occupied private dwellings, NT, 20062006 Census Tables (cat. no. 2068.0)



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