1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Oct 2009  
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Image: PopulationPOPULATION
Source
Tas. value
Aust. value

Mar Qtr 2009
Estimated resident population (no.)
p501 802
p21 779 117
Net interstate migration (no.)
p164
..
Net overseas migration (no.)
p697
p96 611
Population change since previous Qtr
p0.30%
p0.62%
At 30 Jun 2008
Proportion of population aged 0-14 years
p19.5%
p19.3%
Proportion of population aged 15-64 years
p65.5%
p67.5%
Proportion of population aged 65 and over
p15.0%
p13.2%
Proportion of population aged 85 years and over
p1.9%
p1.7%
Median age of population (years)
p39.4
p36.9
2007-08
Fertility rate (children per female)
p2.2
p1.9
2005-2007
Life expectancy at birth - males (years)
77.7
79.0
Life expectancy at birth - females (years)
82.4
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)