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4517.0 - Prisoners in Australia, 2006  
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APPENDIX 1 ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATIONS

A1 ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION(a)

Age group (years)
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT Total
Aust.

Males

0-16
768 238
561 461
476 797
166 303
236 666
56 715
29 315
36 436
2 331 931
17
46 655
34 301
28 717
10 667
14 936
3 511
1 558
2 289
142 634
18
46 417
34 742
28 589
10 543
15 069
3 436
1 593
2 438
142 827
19
46 855
35 459
28 967
10 750
15 284
3 459
1 584
2 719
145 077
20-24
239 715
184 067
151 026
54 800
75 843
16 270
9 183
14 724
745 628
25-29
234 916
176 780
137 420
49 451
69 850
13 527
8 921
13 093
703 958
30-34
249 925
184 956
146 142
51 390
74 253
14 169
9 324
12 764
742 923
35-39
245 134
189 070
145 774
55 089
77 002
15 960
9 046
12 195
749 270
40-44
252 828
186 616
148 256
57 384
78 257
17 433
8 783
11 909
761 466
45-49
243 816
179 854
143 828
56 876
75 725
18 101
7 625
11 563
737 388
50-54
220 520
162 496
130 752
52 156
69 003
16 989
6 765
10 942
669 623
55-59
210 337
152 870
127 010
50 576
64 806
16 483
5 815
10 227
638 124
60-64
164 993
118 571
98 798
39 003
47 744
12 995
3 802
6 990
492 896
65 years and over
421 974
307 126
228 072
104 552
110 934
32 227
5 449
14 341
1 224 675
Total adult population(b)
2 577 430
1 912 607
1 543 351
592 570
773 770
181 049
77 890
123 905
7 782 572
Total population
3 392 323
2 508 369
2 020 148
769 540
1 025 372
241 275
108 763
162 630
10 228 420

Females

0-16
726 431
534 395
452 254
158 317
224 856
53 708
27 579
34 902
2 212 442
17
44 616
32 942
27 430
9 914
14 247
3 376
1 355
2 271
136 151
18
44 100
33 175
27 233
10 055
14 238
3 262
1 405
2 381
135 849
19
44 316
33 547
27 565
10 265
14 358
3 257
1 400
2 637
137 345
20-24
228 906
177 482
141 654
51 462
71 011
15 202
7 456
13 715
706 888
25-29
229 030
174 409
132 788
45 962
67 447
13 448
8 138
13 003
684 225
30-34
252 175
189 475
145 946
49 951
72 490
15 375
8 794
12 488
746 694
35-39
245 986
193 807
148 545
54 209
75 764
16 862
8 239
12 355
755 767
40-44
251 602
190 356
151 353
57 426
77 415
18 092
7 534
12 443
766 221
45-49
245 041
183 921
145 228
57 693
75 656
18 592
6 899
12 428
745 458
50-54
222 468
166 832
131 497
53 512
69 510
17 339
6 031
11 532
678 721
55-59
208 950
157 424
124 717
51 816
62 681
16 627
4 820
10 564
637 599
60-64
162 378
119 000
95 245
39 686
45 444
12 920
2 914
7 076
484 663
65 years and over
518 820
383 332
264 104
132 516
132 292
39 363
4 591
17 721
1 492 739
Total adult population(b)
2 653 772
2 002 760
1 563 305
614 553
778 306
190 339
68 221
128 343
7 999 599
Total population
3 424 819
2 570 097
2 015 559
782 784
1 017 409
247 423
97 155
165 516
10 320 762

Persons

0-16
1 494 669
1 095 856
929 051
324 620
461 522
110 423
56 894
71 338
4 544 373
17
91 271
67 243
56 147
20 581
29 183
6 887
2 913
4 560
278 785
18
90 517
67 917
55 822
20 598
29 307
6 698
2 998
4 819
278 676
19
91 171
69 006
56 532
21 015
29 642
6 716
2 984
5 356
282 422
20-24
468 621
361 549
292 680
106 262
146 854
31 472
16 639
28 439
1 452 516
25-29
463 946
351 189
270 208
95 413
137 297
26 975
17 059
26 096
1 388 183
30-34
502 100
374 431
292 088
101 341
146 743
29 544
18 118
25 252
1 489 617
35-39
491 120
382 877
294 319
109 298
152 766
32 822
17 285
24 550
1 505 037
40-44
504 430
376 972
299 609
114 810
155 672
35 525
16 317
24 352
1 527 687
45-49
488 857
363 775
289 056
114 569
151 381
36 693
14 524
23 991
1 482 846
50-54
442 988
329 328
262 249
105 668
138 513
34 328
12 796
22 474
1 348 344
55-59
419 287
310 294
251 727
102 392
127 487
33 110
10 635
20 791
1 275 723
60-64
327 371
237 571
194 043
78 689
93 188
25 915
6 716
14 066
977 559
65 years and over
940 794
690 458
492 176
237 068
243 226
71 590
10 040
32 062
2 717 414
Total adult population(b)
5 231 202
3 915 367
3 106 656
1 207 123
1 552 076
371 388
146 111
252 248
15 782 171
Total population
6 817 142
5 078 466
4 035 707
1 552 324
2 042 781
488 698
205 918
328 146
20 549 182

(a) These are preliminary figures from Australian Demographic Statistics, March 2006 (cat. no. 3101.0).
(b) Total adult population includes persons aged 18 years and over in all state and territories except Queensland, where it includes persons aged 17 years and over.

A2 ESTIMATED INDIGENOUS POPULATION(a)

Age group (years)
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Males

0-16
31 798
6 247
30 303
5 703
15 039
4 014
12 133
919
106 156
17
1 691
336
1 612
308
828
233
661
43
5 712
18
1 581
346
1 470
319
838
233
649
52
5 488
19
1 568
301
1 430
295
792
251
688
56
5 381
20-24
6 608
1 519
6 198
1 375
3 339
881
2 994
201
23 115
25-29
4 926
1 175
4 893
1 046
2 707
600
2 642
170
18 159
30-34
4 703
1 105
4 807
1 041
2 597
525
2 549
177
17 504
35-39
4 442
1 025
4 387
892
2 337
543
2 121
155
15 902
40-44
4 043
860
3 715
781
2 000
514
1 769
141
13 823
45-49
3 548
767
2 991
653
1 650
467
1 370
114
11 560
50-54
2 721
620
2 322
496
1 307
399
1 035
69
8 969
55-59
2 056
474
1 806
359
908
265
730
44
6 642
60-64
1 449
261
1 015
237
553
184
497
23
4 219
65 years and over
1 884
362
1 602
320
927
225
764
44
6 128
Total adult population(b)
39 529
8 815
38 248
7 814
19 955
5 087
17 808
1 246
138 502
Total population
73 018
15 398
68 551
13 825
35 822
9 334
30 602
2 208
248 758

Females

0-16
29 694
6 154
28 993
5 560
14 225
3 764
11 363
871
100 624
17
1 620
379
1 520
315
797
215
604
42
5 492
18
1 571
330
1 421
302
774
221
649
47
5 315
19
1 480
300
1 351
299
781
194
602
53
5 060
20-24
6 324
1 424
6 325
1 323
3 388
912
2 970
207
22 873
25-29
4 906
1 129
5 372
1 028
2 779
641
2 581
177
18 613
30-34
5 318
1 139
5 505
1 077
2 653
580
2 596
178
19 046
35-39
5 091
1 148
5 010
1 021
2 635
593
2 248
168
17 914
40-44
4 517
986
4 259
892
2 246
560
1 947
146
15 553
45-49
3 732
777
3 358
760
1 775
517
1 449
123
12 491
50-54
2 893
583
2 659
545
1 447
379
1 150
67
9 723
55-59
2 306
460
1 915
394
1 044
248
844
43
7 254
60-64
1 402
291
1 250
269
618
153
565
24
4 572
65 years and over
2 287
490
2 038
495
1 259
275
1 062
42
7 948
Total adult population(b)
41 827
9 057
41 983
8 405
21 399
5 273
18 663
1 275
147 882
Total population
73 141
15 590
70 976
14 280
36 421
9 252
30 630
2 188
252 478

Persons

0-16
61 492
12 401
59 296
11 263
29 264
7 778
23 496
1 790
206 780
17
3 311
715
3 132
623
1 625
448
1 265
85
11 204
18
3 152
676
2 891
621
1 612
454
1 298
99
10 803
19
3 048
601
2 781
594
1 573
445
1 290
109
10 441
20-24
12 932
2 943
12 523
2 698
6 727
1 793
5 964
408
45 988
25-29
9 832
2 304
10 265
2 074
5 486
1 241
5 223
347
36 772
30-34
10 021
2 244
10 312
2 118
5 250
1 105
5 145
355
36 550
35-39
9 533
2 173
9 397
1 913
4 972
1 136
4 369
323
33 816
40-44
8 560
1 846
7 974
1 673
4 246
1 074
3 716
287
29 376
45-49
7 280
1 544
6 349
1 413
3 425
984
2 819
237
24 051
50-54
5 614
1 203
4 981
1 041
2 754
778
2 185
136
18 692
55-59
4 362
934
3 721
753
1 952
513
1 574
87
13 896
60-64
2 851
552
2 265
506
1 171
337
1 062
47
8 791
65 years and over
4 171
852
3 640
815
2 186
500
1 826
86
14 076
Total adult population(b)
81 356
17 872
80 231
16 219
41 354
10 360
36 471
2 521
286 384
Total population
146 159
30 988
139 527
28 105
72 243
18 586
61 232
4 396
501 236

(a) Projections (low series) for June 2006 from Experimental Estimates and Projections, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 30 June 1991 to 30 June 2009 (cat. no. 3238.0).
(b) Total adult population includes persons aged 18 years and over in all state and territories except Queensland, where it includes persons aged 17 years and over.

A3 ESTIMATED ADULT RESIDENT POPULATION, By country of birth(a)

Males
Females
Persons

Australia
5 512 499
5 727 753
11 240 252
New Zealand
211 149
195 125
406 274
Papua New Guinea
11 148
13 458
24 606
Cook Islands
2 378
2 456
4 834
Fiji
25 028
27 753
52 781
Samoa
8 067
8 288
16 355
Tonga
4 684
4 327
9 011
United Kingdom and Ireland
587 990
566 381
1 154 371
Germany
54 630
57 650
112 280
Netherlands
44 902
41 676
86 578
Italy
116 724
106 643
223 367
Malta
25 521
23 782
49 303
Greece
63 532
62 622
126 154
Romania
7 388
7 393
14 781
Former Yugoslavia(b)
102 999
96 893
199 892
Iran
12 148
10 447
22 595
Iraq
17 668
14 379
32 047
Lebanon
43 887
39 413
83 300
Turkey
18 387
17 089
35 476
Cambodia
12 491
13 951
26 442
Laos
5 102
5 262
10 364
Thailand
8 964
18 682
27 646
Viet Nam
83 220
90 345
173 565
Indonesia
28 728
32 008
60 736
Malaysia
44 620
50 014
94 634
Philippines
40 192
78 253
118 445
Singapore
19 237
21 418
40 655
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan Province)
84 890
95 564
180 454
Hong Kong (SAR of China)
35 035
36 058
71 093
India
67 656
58 995
126 651
United States of America
28 809
26 649
55 458
Chile
12 247
13 132
25 379
South Africa
49 410
48 336
97 746
Total(c)
7 785 405
8 009 849
15 795 254

(a) These figures are from Migration, Australia, June 2004-05 (cat. no. 3412.0), see Explanatory Notes, paragraph 30.
(b) This comprises Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Slovenia, and Serbia and Montenegro.
(c) Includes other countries not listed and unknown.



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