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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 01/05/2007   
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From 1991 Tasmania recorded successive years of negative net interstate migration until 2003. Since 2003 Tasmania has recorded more arrivals than departures with a net interstate migration in 2005 of 337.

In 2005-6, the largest number of interstate arrivals to Tasmania came from Queensland, 3,345, compared to 3,101 from Victoria and 2,997 from New South Wales. Queensland was the most popular destination for people leaving Tasmania for interstate (3,603 persons) followed by Victoria (3,553 persons) and New South Wales (2,239 persons).

INTERSTATE MIGRATION, Tasmania


Arrivals
Departures
Net
Rate(a)
Year ended 31 December
no.
no.
no.
%

2000
12,422
14,955
-2,533
-0.54
2001
12,438
14,324
-1,886
-0.40
2002
14,560
14,677
-117
-0.02
2003
16,756
13,721
3,035
0.64
2004
14,216
13,292
924
0.19
2005p
12,804
12,467
337
0.07


p figures are preliminary and subject to revision
(a) Interstate migration as a percentage of the total estimated resident population at end of the previous calendar year.
Source: Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0).



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