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2015.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Selected Social and Housing Characteristics, Australia, 2001  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/06/2002  Reissue
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APPENDIX 1 ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION


POPULATION MEASURES

This table is provided to highlight the difference between the Census 'as enumerated' and 'usual residence' counts and the Estimated Resident Population (ERP). The ERP is the official ABS estimate of the Australian population. It is based on the Census of Population and Housing usual residence counts and is updated quarterly using births, deaths and migration data.



POPULATION MEASURES - 30 JUNE AND 7 AUGUST 2001
Estimated
Census as
Census Usual
Resident
Enumerated(a)
Residence(b)
Population(c)

New South Wales
6,371,745
6,326,579
6,609,304
Victoria
4,644,950
4,660,991
4,822,663
Queensland
3,655,139
3,522,044
3,635,121
South Australia
1,467,261
1,470,057
1,514,854
Western Australia
1,851,252
1,828,294
1,906,114
Tasmania
456,652
460,672
472,931
Northern Territory
210,664
188,075
200,019
Australian Capital Territory
311,947
309,998
321,680
Australia(d)
18,972,350
18,769,249
19,485,278

(a) Number of persons counted in each State/Territory on Census Night, 7 August 2001.
(b) Number of persons usually resident in each State/Territory on 7 August 2001 regardless of where they were counted on Census Night.
(c) These are census usual resident counts, plus Australian residents temporarily overseas on Census Night, plus the estimated census underenumeration, plus deaths and less births, net overseas migration and net interstate migration occurring between 30 June and 7 August 2001, giving estimated resident population at 30 June 2001.
(d) Includes Other Territories.



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