1345.4 - SA Stats, Sep 2006  
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DEMOGRAPHY


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION

The estimated resident population for South Australia was 1,552,324 at 31 March 2006, an increase of 11,927 persons (0.8%) since 31 March 2005. This was the largest annual increase for 14 years. In the March 2006 quarter South Australia recorded 4,530 births and 2,835 deaths. The net overseas migration in South Australia was 3,422, whereas the net interstate migration resulted in a loss of 242 people.

Nationally, the estimated resident population was 20,551,865 at 31 March 2006, an increase of 263,197 persons (1.3%) since 31 March 2005. In the March 2006 quarter Australia recorded 62,052 births and 32,101 deaths. The net overseas migration for Australia was a gain of 45,691 persons.

POPULATION CHANGE, COMPONENTS, March 2006 Quarter, South Australia
Graph: Population change, Components, March 2006 Quarter, South Australia
Source: Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0)