1367.5 - Western Australian Statistical Indicators, Sep 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/10/2008   
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Western Australia's Estimated Resident Population was 2,149,066 in the March quarter 2008, an increase of 18,269 persons (0.9%) from the previous quarter. The state's quarterly population growth rate was well above the Australian's rate of 0.5% and highest among states and territories, with Queensland (up 0.6%) as the next highest. In the March quarter 2008, Western Australia recorded a natural increase of 5,415 persons (8,344 births less 2,929 deaths) while net overseas migration (up 11,426 persons) and net interstate migration (up 1,428 persons) also added to the state's population.