Population Change, Queensland
The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) for Queensland was 4,516,361 at 30 June 2010, an increase of 89,083 (2.0%) since 30 June 2009. Queensland's population continued to record the second-fastest growth rate behind Western Australia.
Between the March 2010 quarter and the June 2010 quarter, 47% (8,201 persons) of the total population increase of 17,461 persons was due to natural increase (excess of births over deaths), 40% (6,943 persons) was due to net overseas migration and 13% (2,317 persons) was attributed to net interstate migration.
Population Change from Previous Quarter,
June 2010 quarter
Further information about Queensland's population can be accessed from Australian Demographic Statistics
(cat. no. 3101.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.