1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Feb 2010  
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Image: PopulationPOPULATION
Source
Tas. value
Aust. value

Jun Qtr 2009
Estimated resident population (no.)
p502 627
p21 874 920
Net interstate migration (no.)
p-159
..
Net overseas migration (no.)
p337
p58 145
Population change since previous Qtr
p0.16%
p0.44%
At 30 Jun 2009
Proportion of population aged 0-14 years
p19.4%
p19.1%
Proportion of population aged 15-64 years
p65.3%
p67.5%
Proportion of population aged 65 and over
p15.3%
p13.3%
Proportion of population aged 85 years and over
p1.9%
p1.8%
Median age of population (years)
p39.6
p36.9
2008-09
Fertility rate (children per female)
p2.2
p2.0
2006-2008
Life expectancy at birth - males (years)
77.7
79.2
Life expectancy at birth - females (years)
82.3
83.7
At 8 Aug 2006 (Census night)
Proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population(a)
3.5%
2.3%
At 30 Jun 2006
Proportion of population born overseas(a)
11.5%
24.6%

p preliminary figure or series subject to revision
.. not applicable
(a) Based on place of usual residence.

More Detailed Source Information
2006 Census QuickStats: Tasmania
Australian Demographic Statistics (ABS cat. no. 3101.0)
Deaths, Australia (ABS cat. no. 3302.0)
For further information about Census QuickStats see: http://www.abs.gov.au/census.
Migration, Australia (ABS cat. no. 3412.0)
Population by Age and Sex, Australian States and Territories (ABS cat. no. 3201.0)