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3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics, Jun 2014 Quality Declaration 
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Population at end Jun qtr 2014
Change over previous year
Change over previous year
PRELIMINARY DATA
'000
'000
%

New South Wales
7 518.5
109.1
1.5
Victoria
5 841.7
106.7
1.9
Queensland
4 722.4
70.5
1.5
South Australia
1 685.7
15.2
0.9
Western Australia
2 573.4
54.4
2.2
Tasmania
514.8
1.7
0.3
Northern Territory
245.1
2.5
1.0
Australian Capital Territory
386.0
4.7
1.2
Australia(a)
23 490.7
364.9
1.6

(a) Includes Other Territories comprising Jervis Bay Territory, Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.

Population growth, Quarterly
Graph: Population growth, Quarterly

Population Growth Rate, Year ended 30 June 2014
Graph: Population Growth Rate, Year ended 30 June 2014




JUNE KEY POINTS


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION
  • The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) of Australia at 30 June 2014 was 23,490,700 people. This reflects an increase of 364,900 people since 30 June 2013 and 68,400 people since 31 March 2014.
  • The preliminary estimate of natural increase recorded for the year ended 30 June 2014 (152,200 people) was 6.0%, or 9,800 people lower than the natural increase recorded for the year ended 30 June 2013 (162,000 people).
  • The preliminary estimate of net overseas migration (NOM) recorded for the year ended 30 June 2014 (212,700 people) was 9.7%, or 23,000 people lower than the net overseas migration recorded for the year ended 30 June 2013 (235,700 people).


POPULATION GROWTH RATES
  • Australia's population grew by 1.6% during the year ended 30 June 2014.
  • Natural increase and NOM contributed 42% and 58% respectively to total population growth for the year ended 30 June 2014.
  • All states and territories recorded positive population growth in the year ended 30 June 2014.
  • Western Australia continued to record the fastest growth rate of all states and territories at 2.2%. Tasmania recorded the slowest growth rate at 0.3%.

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