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3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics, Jun 2013 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/12/2013   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Population at end Jun qtr 2013
Change over previous year
Change over previous year
PRELIMINARY DATA
'000
'000
%

New South Wales
7 407.7
102.2
1.4
Victoria
5 737.6
106.0
1.9
Queensland
4 658.6
89.9
2.0
South Australia
1 670.8
14.6
0.9
Western Australia
2 517.2
81.0
3.3
Tasmania
513.0
0.8
0.2
Northern Territory
239.5
4.3
1.8
Australian Capital Territory
383.4
8.3
2.2
Australia(a)
23 130.9
407.0
1.8

(a) Includes Other Territories comprising Jervis Bay Territory, Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Population growth, Quarterly
Graph: Population growth, Quarterly

Population Growth Rate, Year ended June 2013
Graph: Population Growth Rate, Year ended June 2013




JUNE KEY POINTS


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION
  • The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) of Australia at 30 June 2013 was 23,130,900 people. This reflects an increase of 407,000 people since 30 June 2012 and 95,700 people since 31 March 2013.
  • The preliminary estimates of natural increase recorded for the year ended 30 June 2013 (162,700 people) was 2.4%, or 3,800 people, higher than the natural increase recorded for the year ended 30 June 2012 (158,800 people).
  • The preliminary estimates of net overseas migration (NOM) recorded for the year ended 30 June 2013 (244,400 people) was 8.6%, or 19,300 people, higher than the net overseas migration recorded for the year ended 30 June 2012 (225,100 people).


POPULATION GROWTH RATES
  • Australia's population grew by 1.8% during the year ended 30 June 2013.
  • Natural increase and net overseas migration contributed 40% and 60% respectively to total population growth for the year ended 30 June 2013.
  • All states and territories recorded positive population growth in the year ended 30 June 2013. Western Australia continued to record the fastest growth rate of all states and territories at 3.3%. Tasmania recorded the slowest growth rate at 0.2%.

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