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3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2005-06  
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POPULATION CHANGE - AUSTRALIA

NATIONAL GROWTH
QUEENSLAND RECORDS LARGEST POPULATION GROWTH
GROWTH IN NEW SOUTH WALES AND VICTORIA
POPULATION GROWTH IN THE SMALLER STATES AND TERRITORIES
CAPITAL CITY AND STATE BALANCE POPULATION CHANGE
POPULATION CHANGE BY REMOTENESS AREAS
POPULATION DENSITY
CENTRE OF POPULATION
ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION, States and territories - Capital city and balance of state/territory
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS WITH LARGEST POPULATION CHANGES
LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS WITH FASTEST POPULATION CHANGES


NATIONAL GROWTH

Australia's estimated resident population at June 2006 was 20.6 million, an increase of 265,700 people compared with June 2005. Natural increase (the excess of births over deaths) contributed 131,200 people to Australia's population in 2005-06, while net overseas migration contributed 134,600 people. QUEENSLAND RECORDS LARGEST POPULATION GROWTH

Queensland recorded the largest population growth of the states and territories in 2005-06, with an increase of 76,400 people. This resulted from net interstate migration of 25,800 people (the largest of the states and territories), net overseas migration of 21,400 people, and natural increase of 29,200 people.


Queensland's annual growth rate of 1.9% was the second fastest increase of the states and territories. Its average annual growth rate over the five years to June 2006 was the fastest in Australia, at 2.2% .


South-east Queensland (comprising the Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and West Moreton SDs) increased by 50,900 people in 2005-06, accounting for 67% of Queensland's total population growth. This equates to an average increase of about 980 people per week.



GROWTH IN NEW SOUTH WALES AND VICTORIA

New South Wales (NSW) experienced the third largest population increase of the states and territories during 2005-06, up 58,800 people (0.9%). Natural increase added 40,500 people to NSW’s population and net overseas migration added 42,200 people (the largest of the states and territories), while a net 24,000 people were lost to the remaining states and territories due to interstate migration.


The population of Victoria increased by 68,500 people in 2005-06, which was the second largest increase of the states and territories. This corresponds to a growth rate of 1.4% for the year.


Victoria’s natural increase was 31,900 people in 2005-06, while net interstate migration was negative for the third consecutive year (losing a net 1,900 people to the rest of Australia). Net overseas migration in 2005-06 contributed 38,600 people to Victoria's population.

POPULATION GROWTH IN THE SMALLER STATES AND TERRITORIES

Western Australia (WA) recorded the fastest population growth of the states and territories in 2005-06, increasing by 2.0% (39,900 people). Its average annual growth rate over the five years to June 2006 was the second fastest in Australia, at 1.5%. In the year to June 2006, net overseas migration contributed 21,500 people to WA’s population, natural increase added 15,400 people and net interstate migration continued to be positive, adding 3,100 people.


South Australia’s population increased by 12,600 people (0.8%) in 2005-06, with natural increase adding 5,900 people and net overseas migration adding 9,500 people. South Australia recorded the second largest interstate migration loss behind New South Wales, with a net loss of 2,900 people.


Tasmania’s population increased by 0.7% (3,300 people) during 2005-06, which was the slowest growth rate of the states and territories. Natural increase contributed 2,500 people to Tasmania's population, while net overseas migration added 690 people and net interstate migration contributed 60 people.


The Northern Territory’s population increased by 3,300 people (1.6%) in 2005-06. Natural increase remains the main component of growth, adding 2,800 people, while net overseas migration added 840 people and a net 390 people were lost to other states or territories.


The population of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) increased by 0.9% (3,000 people) in 2005-06, about twice the growth recorded in 2004-05. Natural increase added 2,900 people to the ACT. Net migration trends have reversed, with interstate migration being positive for the first time since 2000-01 (adding 270 people), and net overseas migration being negative for the first time since 1999-2000, with a net 110 people lost from the ACT to overseas countries in 2005-06.

CAPITAL CITY AND STATE BALANCE POPULATION CHANGE

Capital city SDs were home to 13.1 million people at June 2006, making up approximately two-thirds (64%) of Australia’s population, as they did in June 2001. The combined population of all capital city SDs increased by 163,000 people in 2005-06, accounting for 61% of Australia’s growth for the year.


The combined populations of the state balances (those areas outside capital city SDs) increased by 102,800 people in 2005-06 to reach 7.5 million people, making up 36% of Australia’s population at June 2006.


The combined population of the state balances increased by 1.4%, which was faster than the 1.3% recorded by the combined capital city SDs in 2005-06. However, in all but the three most populous states, the rate of growth in the capital cities was higher than the state balance growth rate.


The largest growth among capital cities in 2005-06 occurred in the Melbourne SD (up 49,000 people), followed by Sydney SD (up 37,200 people) and Perth SD (up 29,500 people). The largest state balance growth occurred in the balance of Queensland, which increased by 46,900 people, with almost half of the growth occurring within the south-eastern corner of Queensland. Darwin SD was the fastest growing capital city in Australia in 2005-06, increasing by 2.5%, followed by the Perth SD (2.0%).

POPULATION CHANGE BY REMOTENESS AREAS

The major cities of Australia, as defined by the 2001 Remoteness Area (RA) structure, were home to 13.6 million people or 66% of Australia's population at June 2006. In contrast, at this time just 506,600 people or 2.5% of the total population resided in the remote or very remote areas of Australia.


During the year ending June 2006, the major cities of Australia experienced the largest population growth of the RAs, with an increase of 157,800 people (or 1.2%), while the fastest growth was recorded in inner regional Australia with an increase of 1.8% (or 79,500 people). Inner regional Australia also recorded the fastest average annual population growth rate (1.7%) over the period from June 2001 to June 2006. The population of remote Australia increased the slowest of all RAs over the five years to June 2006, at an average annual rate of 0.1%.


New South Wales had the largest numbers of people residing in both major cities (4.9 million people) and inner regional areas (1.4 million people) of all the states and territories in June 2006, while Queensland had the largest numbers of people living in outer regional, remote and very remote areas of Australia. However, the Northern Territory had, by far, the largest percentages of its population living in outer regional (55.1%), remote (20.6%) and very remote (24.3%) areas of Australia.


In all states with major cities the largest population growth occurred in the major cities and the fastest population growth occurred in inner regional areas for the year ending June 2006. As neither Hobart nor Darwin is classified as a major city according to the RA criteria of accessibility and remoteness, the RA with the largest growth in Tasmania was inner regional Australia (which includes Hobart), and the largest and fastest growing RA in the Northern Territory was outer regional Australia (which includes Darwin).


Western Australia had the fastest growing population in the major cities, inner regional and very remote RAs in 2005-06, while Queensland experienced the largest growth in inner regional, outer regional and remote RAs.

POPULATION DENSITY

Australia’s population density at June 2006 was 2.7 people per square kilometre, compared with 2.5 people per square kilometre in 2001. The ACT had the highest population density of the states and territories at June 2006 with 140 people per square kilometre, followed by Victoria with 22 people per square kilometre. The Northern Territory had a population density of only 0.2 people per square kilometre, the lowest of the states and territories.


Population density at June 2006 was highest in the city centres, particularly in the Sydney SD, where the four most densely populated SLAs in Australia were located. These were: Sydney (C) - East (with 7,600 people per square kilometre); Waverley (A) (6,700), which is just east of the city centre and includes the beach suburbs of Coogee, Bronte and Bondi Beach; Sydney (C) - West (6,600); and North Sydney (A) (5,900). The most densely populated SLA in Victoria was Port Phillip (C) - St. Kilda, which is on the shores of the bay just south of the city centre, with 5,700 people per square kilometre. The SLAs of New Farm (5,500) and Kangaroo Point (5,200), both in inner Brisbane, complete the list of Australian SLAs that had more than 5,000 people per square kilometre at June 2006. At the other extreme, there were over 250 SLAs in Australia with less than 1 person per square kilometre. For information about the areas of SLAs see paragraph 37 of the Explanatory Notes.

CENTRE OF POPULATION

The centre of population is one measure to describe the spatial distribution of the population. This point marks the average latitude and longitude around which the population is distributed. The inherent imprecision in small area population estimates, and the use of SLA 'centroids', means the centre of population provides only an indication of the distribution of the population, and cannot with any certainty be ascribed to an exact location. See paragraphs 39 and 40 of the Explanatory Notes for more detail.


At June 2006 the centre of Australia's population was located around 55 kilometres east of the town of Ivanhoe in the LGA of Central Darling (A), reflecting the concentration of the population in the south-east of Australia, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne. Between June 2001 and 2006 the centre of population moved around 8 kilometres north, as a result of population growth in northern Australia, especially in south-east Queensland.

CENTRE OF POPULATION, Australia - June 2001 and June 2006
Diagram: Centre of Population, Australia—June 2001 and June 2006


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION, States and territories - Capital city and balance of state/territory

ERP AT 30 JUNE
Change
2001
2005r
2006p
2001-2006p(a)
2005-2006p
Part of state/territory
no.
no.
no.
%
no.
%

New South Wales
Sydney SD
4 128 272
4 255 954
4 293 105
0.8
37 151
0.9
Balance of state
2 446 945
2 512 987
2 534 589
0.7
21 602
0.9
Total
6 575 217
6 768 941
6 827 694
0.8
58 753
0.9
Victoria
Melbourne SD
3 471 625
3 635 508
3 684 461
1.2
48 953
1.3
Balance of state
1 333 101
1 387 656
1 407 205
1.1
19 549
1.4
Total
4 804 726
5 023 164
5 091 666
1.2
68 502
1.4
Queensland
Brisbane SD
1 629 133
1 790 921
1 820 375
2.2
29 454
1.6
Balance of state
1 999 813
2 186 131
2 233 069
2.2
46 938
2.1
Total
3 628 946
3 977 052
4 053 444
2.2
76 392
1.9
South Australia
Adelaide SD
1 107 986
1 129 145
1 138 833
0.6
9 688
0.9
Balance of state
403 742
412 951
415 823
0.6
2 872
0.7
Total
1 511 728
1 542 096
1 554 656
0.6
12 560
0.8
Western Australia
Perth SD
1 393 002
1 478 039
1 507 949
1.6
29 910
2.0
Balance of state
508 157
532 925
542 935
1.3
10 010
1.9
Total
1 901 159
2 010 964
2 050 884
1.5
39 920
2.0
Tasmania
Hobart SD
197 282
203 527
205 510
0.8
1 983
1.0
Balance of state
274 513
282 149
283 438
0.6
1 289
0.5
Total
471 795
485 676
488 948
0.7
3 272
0.7
Northern Territory
Darwin SD
106 842
111 179
113 955
1.3
2 776
2.5
Balance of territory
90 926
92 225
92 733
0.4
508
0.6
Total
197 768
203 404
206 688
0.9
3 284
1.6
Australian Capital Territory
Canberra SD
318 939
325 405
328 441
0.6
3 036
0.9
Balance of territory
378
376
376
-0.1
-
-
Total
319 317
325 781
328 817
0.6
3 036
0.9
Other Territories
2 584
2 681
2 691
0.8
10
0.4
Australia
Capital City
12 353 081
12 929 678
13 092 629
1.2
162 951
1.3
Balance of Australia(b)
7 060 159
7 410 081
7 512 859
1.3
102 778
1.4
Total
19 413 240
20 339 759
20 605 488
1.2
265 729
1.3

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Average annual growth rate.
(b) Includes Other Territories.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS WITH LARGEST POPULATION CHANGES

ERP AT 30 JUNE
Change
2001
2005r
2006p
2001-2006p(a)
2005-2006p
National rank and
LGA(b)
Part of state/territory
no.
no.
no.
%
no.
%

LARGEST INCREASES IN 2005-2006

1 Brisbane (C) Brisbane SD
896 649
975 173
989 152
2.0
13 979
1.4
2 Gold Coast (C) Qld Balance
423 719
484 005
497 568
3.3
13 563
2.8
3 Wanneroo (C) Perth SD
84 132
107 195
115 136
6.5
7 941
7.4
4 Melton (S) Melbourne SD
52 830
76 188
83 002
9.5
6 814
8.9
5 Wyndham (C) Melbourne SD
87 141
115 914
122 574
7.1
6 660
5.7
6 Casey (C) Melbourne SD
181 562
216 995
223 424
4.2
6 429
3.0
7 Blacktown (C) Sydney SD
264 799
282 679
287 634
1.7
4 955
1.8
8 Rockingham (C) Perth SD
74 018
85 013
89 629
3.9
4 616
5.4
9 Ipswich (C) Brisbane SD
126 663
141 171
145 411
2.8
4 240
3.0
10 Cairns (C) Qld Balance
117 629
128 666
132 765
2.5
4 099
3.2
11 Hume (C) Melbourne SD
135 986
151 850
155 829
2.8
3 979
2.6
12 Pine Rivers (S) Brisbane SD
122 303
144 682
148 529
4.0
3 847
2.7
13 Maroochy (S) Qld Balance
127 202
145 569
149 232
3.2
3 663
2.5
14 Mandurah (C) WA Balance
48 877
61 888
65 273
6.0
3 385
5.5
15 Caboolture (S) Brisbane SD
114 338
131 557
134 820
3.4
3 263
2.5
16 Cardinia (S) Melbourne SD
47 010
57 134
60 276
5.1
3 142
5.5
17 Bankstown (C) Sydney SD
171 994
176 777
179 719
0.9
2 942
1.7
18 Sydney (C) Sydney SD
129 696
148 986
151 920
3.2
2 934
2.0
19 Swan (C) Perth SD
85 094
93 428
96 212
2.5
2 784
3.0
20 Greater Geelong (C) Vic. Balance
194 478
204 875
207 515
1.3
2 640
1.3

LARGEST DECLINES IN 2005-2006

1 Campbelltown (C) Sydney SD
150 154
149 491
148 969
-0.2
-522
-0.3
2 Johnstone (S) Qld Balance
19 453
19 675
19 168
-0.3
-507
-2.6
3 Blue Mountains (C) Sydney SD
77 021
76 275
75 770
-0.3
-505
-0.7
4 Esperance (S) WA Balance
13 315
13 281
13 089
-0.3
-192
-1.4
5 Manjimup (S) WA Balance
10 309
9 740
9 550
-1.5
-190
-2.0
6 Northern Grampians (S) Vic. Balance
13 055
12 683
12 526
-0.8
-157
-1.2
7 Sutherland Shire (A) Sydney SD
213 828
214 164
214 030
-
-134
-0.1
8 Collie (S) WA Balance
9 072
8 833
8 705
-0.8
-128
-1.4
9 Devonport (C) Tas. Balance
24 257
25 249
25 122
0.7
-127
-0.5
10 Northam (T) WA Balance
6 573
6 249
6 137
-1.4
-112
-1.8
11 Moora (S) WA Balance
2 694
2 576
2 470
-1.7
-106
-4.1
12 Dorset (M) Tas. Balance
7 339
7 149
7 045
-0.8
-104
-1.5
13 Yilgarn (S) WA Balance
1 825
1 551
1 450
-4.5
-101
-6.5
14 Eacham (S) Qld Balance
6 318
6 355
6 262
-0.2
-93
-1.5
15 Narrogin (T) WA Balance
4 750
4 423
4 332
-1.8
-91
-2.1
16 Loxton Waikerie (DC) SA Balance
12 247
12 172
12 083
-0.3
-89
-0.7
17 Whyalla (C) SA Balance
22 139
21 294
21 211
-0.9
-83
-0.4
18 Carnarvon (S) WA Balance
6 723
6 282
6 199
-1.6
-83
-1.3
19 Coolgardie (S) WA Balance
4 267
3 780
3 700
-2.8
-80
-2.1
20 Circular Head (M) Tas. Balance
8 047
8 129
8 051
-
-78
-1.0

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Average annual growth rate.
(b) National rank based on population change between June 2005 and June 2006.

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS WITH FASTEST POPULATION CHANGES

ERP AT 30 JUNE
Change
2001
2005r
2006p
2001-2006p(a)
2005-2006p
National rank and
LGA(b)
Part of state/territory
no.
no.
no.
%
no.
%

FASTEST INCREASES IN 2005-2006

1 Perth (C) Perth SD
7 808
11 958
13 439
11.5
1 481
12.4
2 Capel (S) WA Balance
7 107
9 571
10 517
8.2
946
9.9
3 Melton (S) Melbourne SD
52 830
76 188
83 002
9.5
6 814
8.9
4 Wanneroo (C) Perth SD
84 132
107 195
115 136
6.5
7 941
7.4
5 Dardanup (S) WA Balance
8 955
10 416
11 084
4.4
668
6.4
6 Wyndham (C) Melbourne SD
87 141
115 914
122 574
7.1
6 660
5.7
7 Miriam Vale (S) Qld Balance
4 484
5 453
5 763
5.1
310
5.7
8 Halls Creek (S) WA Balance
3 931
4 344
4 587
3.1
243
5.6
9 Cardinia (S) Melbourne SD
47 010
57 134
60 276
5.1
3 142
5.5
10 Crow's Nest (S) Qld Balance
10 259
12 280
12 950
4.8
670
5.5
11 Mandurah (C) WA Balance
48 877
61 888
65 273
6.0
3 385
5.5
12 Tiaro (S) Qld Balance
4 672
5 120
5 396
2.9
276
5.4
13 Rockingham (C) Perth SD
74 018
85 013
89 629
3.9
4 616
5.4
14 Palmerston (C) Darwin SD
22 120
24 004
25 248
2.7
1 244
5.2
15 Donnybrook-Balingup (S) WA Balance
4 691
4 778
5 010
1.3
232
4.9
16 Surf Coast (S) Vic. Balance
20 872
23 090
24 195
3.0
1 105
4.8
17 Hervey Bay (C) Qld Balance
43 298
51 972
54 457
4.7
2 485
4.8
18 Derby-West Kimberley (S) WA Balance
8 287
8 413
8 800
1.2
387
4.6
19 Harvey (S) WA Balance
18 452
19 686
20 601
2.2
915
4.6
20 Kwinana (T) Perth SD
21 757
23 406
24 427
2.3
1 021
4.4

FASTEST DECLINES IN 2005-2006

1 Moora (S) WA Balance
2 694
2 576
2 470
-1.7
-106
-4.1
2 Johnstone (S) Qld Balance
19 453
19 675
19 168
-0.3
-507
-2.6
3 Coolgardie (S) WA Balance
4 267
3 780
3 700
-2.8
-80
-2.1
4 Narrogin (T) WA Balance
4 750
4 423
4 332
-1.8
-91
-2.1
5 Flinders (S) Qld Balance
2 090
2 003
1 962
-1.3
-41
-2.0
6 Manjimup (S) WA Balance
10 309
9 740
9 550
-1.5
-190
-2.0
7 Paroo (S) Qld Balance
2 214
2 162
2 124
-0.8
-38
-1.8
8 Northam (T) WA Balance
6 573
6 249
6 137
-1.4
-112
-1.8
9 Torres (S) Qld Balance
3 600
3 892
3 827
1.2
-65
-1.7
10 Kingston (DC) SA Balance
2 348
2 358
2 321
-0.2
-37
-1.6
11 Central Highlands (M) Tas. Balance
2 316
2 334
2 297
-0.2
-37
-1.6
12 Eacham (S) Qld Balance
6 318
6 355
6 262
-0.2
-93
-1.5
13 Dorset (M) Tas. Balance
7 339
7 149
7 045
-0.8
-104
-1.5
14 West Coast (M) Tas. Balance
5 516
4 998
4 923
-2.2
-75
-1.5
15 Mundubbera (S) Qld Balance
2 298
2 343
2 311
0.1
-32
-1.4
16 Collie (S) WA Balance
9 072
8 833
8 705
-0.8
-128
-1.4
17 Esperance (S) WA Balance
13 315
13 281
13 089
-0.3
-192
-1.4
18 Ceduna (DC) SA Balance
3 640
3 537
3 490
-0.8
-47
-1.3
19 Bridgetown-Greenbushes (S) WA Balance
4 188
4 018
3 966
-1.1
-52
-1.3
20 Carnarvon (S) WA Balance
6 723
6 282
6 199
-1.6
-83
-1.3

(a) Average annual growth rate.
(b) National rank based on population change between June 2005 and June 2006, excluding LGAs with a population of less than 2,000 at June 2005.

ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION BY REMOTENESS STRUCTURE(a)

ERP AT 30 JUNE
CHANGE
2001
2005r
2006p
2001-2006p(b)
2005-2006p
no.
no.
no.
%
no.
%

New South Wales
Major Cities of Australia
4 696 294
4 840 770
4 881 487
0.8
40 717
0.8
Inner Regional Australia
1 348 876
1 397 458
1 412 492
0.9
15 034
1.1
Outer Regional Australia
482 809
484 630
487 644
0.2
3 014
0.6
Remote Australia
39 236
38 216
38 242
-0.5
26
0.1
Very Remote Australia
8 002
7 867
7 829
-0.4
-38
-0.5
Total
6 575 217
6 768 941
6 827 694
0.8
58 753
0.9
Victoria
Major Cities of Australia
3 528 245
3 678 469
3 721 351
1.1
42 882
1.2
Inner Regional Australia
1 017 905
1 081 065
1 103 942
1.6
22 877
2.1
Outer Regional Australia
252 604
257 812
260 591
0.6
2 779
1.1
Remote Australia
5 972
5 818
5 782
-0.6
-36
-0.6
Total
4 804 726
5 023 164
5 091 666
1.2
68 502
1.4
Queensland
Major Cities of Australia
1 899 756
2 094 300
2 130 684
2.3
36 384
1.7
Inner Regional Australia
938 566
1 044 265
1 068 537
2.6
24 272
2.3
Outer Regional Australia
645 467
690 663
705 721
1.8
15 058
2.2
Remote Australia
92 525
94 449
95 364
0.6
915
1.0
Very Remote Australia
52 632
53 375
53 138
0.2
-237
-0.4
Total
3 628 946
3 977 052
4 053 444
2.2
76 392
1.9
South Australia
Major Cities of Australia
1 085 291
1 105 806
1 115 078
0.5
9 272
0.8
Inner Regional Australia
187 198
198 612
201 348
1.5
2 736
1.4
Outer Regional Australia
178 860
177 773
178 000
-0.1
227
0.1
Remote Australia
45 597
46 475
46 822
0.5
347
0.7
Very Remote Australia
14 782
13 430
13 408
-1.9
-22
-0.2
Total
1 511 728
1 542 096
1 554 656
0.6
12 560
0.8
Western Australia
Major Cities of Australia
1 342 739
1 415 248
1 440 706
1.4
25 458
1.8
Inner Regional Australia
232 165
269 590
282 005
4.0
12 415
4.6
Outer Regional Australia
186 153
186 609
188 063
0.2
1 454
0.8
Remote Australia
90 714
89 019
88 704
-0.4
-315
-0.4
Very Remote Australia
49 388
50 498
51 406
0.8
908
1.8
Total
1 901 159
2 010 964
2 050 884
1.5
39 920
2.0
Tasmania
Inner Regional Australia
299 987
310 901
313 073
0.9
2 172
0.7
Outer Regional Australia
160 828
163 705
164 845
0.5
1 140
0.7
Remote Australia
8 369
8 559
8 571
0.5
12
0.1
Very Remote Australia
2 611
2 511
2 459
-1.2
-52
-2.1
Total
471 795
485 676
488 948
0.7
3 272
0.7
Northern Territory
Outer Regional Australia
106 842
111 179
113 955
1.3
2 776
2.5
Remote Australia
41 908
42 404
42 536
0.3
132
0.3
Very Remote Australia
49 018
49 821
50 197
0.5
376
0.8
Total
197 768
203 404
206 688
0.9
3 284
1.6
Australian Capital Territory
Major Cities of Australia
318 661
325 134
328 179
0.6
3 045
0.9
Inner Regional Australia
656
647
638
-0.6
-9
-1.4
Total
319 317
325 781
328 817
0.6
3 036
0.9
Australia(c)
Major Cities of Australia
12 870 986
13 459 727
13 617 485
1.1
157 758
1.2
Inner Regional Australia
4 025 895
4 303 097
4 382 596
1.7
79 499
1.8
Outer Regional Australia
2 013 563
2 072 371
2 098 819
0.8
26 448
1.3
Remote Australia
324 321
324 940
326 021
0.1
1 081
0.3
Very Remote Australia
178 475
179 624
180 567
0.2
943
0.5
Total
19 413 240
20 339 759
20 605 488
1.2
265 729
1.3

(a) See paragraphs 14 to 17 and paragraph 35 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Average annual growth rate.
(c) Includes Other Territories.

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