Australian Bureau of Statistics
3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics, Sep 2011 Quality Declaration
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/03/2012
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The 'Main Features' of the June 2011 issue stated that the preliminary Net Overseas Migration (NOM) estimate for Australia for the year ended 30 June 2011 was 9.6% lower than the NOM estimated for the year ended 30 June 2010, however it was 14% lower than the NOM estimated for the year ended 30 June 2010.
It was also stated that the preliminary NOM estimate for Australia for the June quarter 2011 was 14% higher than the estimate for the June quarter 2010, however it was 9.6% higher than the estimate for the June quarter 2010.
This issue includes scheduled revisions to Net Overseas Migration data for the March and June quarters of 2010 to replace preliminary estimated data with final estimated data.
ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION STATUS
ERP data for 30 September 2001 to 30 June 2006 are final and based on the 2006 Census of Population and Housing. Data from September quarter 2006 to June quarter 2010 are revised for all components and preliminary thereafter - see paragraph 7 of the Explanatory Notes.
Due to the collection and estimation methods applied to produce preliminary statistics, users should exercise caution when analysing and interpreting the most recent annual and quarterly estimates for all components of the ERP, particularly when making time series comparisons.
2011 CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING
The next issue of this publication will contain preliminary rebased ERP for Australia, states and territories based on the results of the 2011 Census of Population and Housing. Previously published ERP from September quarter 2006 onwards will be revised to take account of a new census based population estimate. Final intercensal ERP will be released in the December quarter 2012 issue of this publication.
Discussion Paper: Assessment of Methods for Developing Estimates for Regional Internal Migration (cat. no. 3405.0.55.001)
Regional Population Growth, Australia 2010-2011 (cat. no. 3218.0) - scheduled for release 30 March 2012.
For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Michael Giampietro on Canberra (02) 6252 5640.
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