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1345.4 - SA Stats, Mar 2011  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/03/2011   
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DEMOGRAPHY


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION

The estimated resident population (ERP) for South Australia was 1,644,600 at 30 June 2010, an increase of about 20,000 persons (1.2%) since 30 June 2009. Nationally, the ERP was 22,342,400 at 30 June 2010, an increase of about 377,100 persons (1.7%) since 30 June 2009.

ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION, Preliminary data

Population at end June quarter 2010
Change over previous year
Change over previous year
'000
'000
%

New South Wales
7 238.8
105.4
1.5
Victoria
5 547.5
99.3
1.8
Queensland
4 516.4
89.1
2.0
South Australia
1 644.6
20.1
1.2
Western Australia
2 296.4
49.1
2.2
Tasmania
507.6
4.4
0.9
Northern Territory
229.7
3.5
1.5
Australian Capital Territory
358.9
6.3
1.8
Australia(a)
22 342.4
377.1
1.7

(a) Includes Other Territories comprising Jervis Bay Territory, Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
Source: Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).


In 2008-09, the South Australian Statistical Division (SD) with the largest percentage increase in ERP was Outer Adelaide (1.9%) followed by Yorke and Lower North (1.4%).

Estimated Resident Population(a), By Statistical Division - South Australia

2008
2009
Population at 30 June
Change over previous year
Population at 30 June
Change over previous year
'000
%
'000
%

Adelaide
1 172.6
1.2
1 187.5
1.3
Outer Adelaide
134.1
2.0
136.6
1.9
Yorke and Lower North
46.4
1.1
47.1
1.4
Murray Lands
70.2
0.5
70.4
0.4
South East
65.4
0.8
66.0
0.8
Eyre
35.2
0.6
35.6
1.0
Northern
80.1
0.7
80.5
0.5
South Australia
1 604.0
1.1
1 623.6
1.2

(a) Estimates for 2008 are revised to align with new 2008 state and territory totals and estimates for 2009 are preliminary.
Source: Regional Population Growth, Australia 2008-09 (cat. no. 3218.0)


Map of South Australia's Statistical Divisions (PDF 3.083MB)


COMPONENTS OF POPULATION CHANGE

For the year ended 30 June 2010, South Australia recorded a natural increase (i.e. the net of births and deaths) of 7,663 persons. Net overseas migration provided a gain of 15,371 persons in the same period while net interstate migration realised a loss of 2,964 persons.

For the year ended 30 June 2010, Australia recorded a natural increase in population of 161,535 persons; net overseas migration resulted in a gain of 215,576 people.

POPULATION GROWTH, South Australia - Year ended June 2010
Graph: POPULATION GROWTH, South Australia - Year ended June 2010



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