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4102.0 - Australian Social Trends, 1996  
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State summary tables


COMPOSITION

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Total population
'000
1995p
6,115
4,502
3,277
1,474
1,732
473
174
304
18,054
Male population
'000
1995p
3,039
2,229
1,643
732
870
235
89
153
8,990
Female population
'000
1995p
3,076
2,273
1,635
742
862
238
84
151
9,064
Median age
years
1995p
34.1
33.9
33.0
35.1
32.9
34.1
28.3
30.7
33.7
Proportion of population aged 0-14
%
1995p
21.2
20.9
22.0
20.4
22.3
22.4
27.7
21.8
21.4
Proportion of population aged 65 and over
%
1995p
12.5
12.3
11.3
13.7
10.4
12.6
3.2
7.0
11.9
Overseas born (of population)
%
1991
23.1
24.4
16.8
22.5
29.3
10.7
18.1
23.6
22.9
Born in non-English speaking countries (of population)
%
1991
15.2
16.9
6.9
10.8
12.0
4.0
9.3
14.1
13.3
Living in capital city (of population)
%
1995p
61.7
71.5
45.4
73.3
72.9
41.2
45.5
99.9
63.1


GROWTH

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Growth rate
%
1994-95p
1.09
0.59
2.54
0.31
1.80
0.12
1.64
1.08
1.21
Net overseas migration rate
%
1994-95p
0.61
0.45
0.34
0.21
0.64
0.08
0.27
0.09
0.47
Net interstate migration rate
%
1994-95p
-0.25
-0.56
1.40
-0.44
0.29
-0.57
-0.20
-0.06
. .
Rate of natural increase
%
1994-95p
0.72
0.70
0.80
0.55
0.87
0.61
1.57
1.05
0.74
Net reproduction rate
no.
1994
0.90
0.86
0.88
0.83
0.90
0.94
1.12
0.85
0.88
Crude birth rate (per 1,000 population)
no.
1994
14.5
14.4
14.5
13.3
14.8
14.5
21.1
16.0
14.5
Crude death rate (per 1,000 population)
no.
1994
7.4
7.2
6.8
8.0
6.1
8.3
4.5
4.4
7.1
Permanent and long-term overseas arrivals
'000
1994-95
99.0
54.8
35.5
10.8
27.9
2.2
2.0
6.3
238.5
Refugee arrivals
'000
1994-95
5.7
4.5
0.9
0.7
1.4
0.1
0.1
0.1
13.6
Interstate arrivals
'000
1994-95
87.1
53.4
114.9
24.7
31.7
10.1
18.0
19.1
. .
Permanent and long-term departures
'000
1994-95
57.9
32.3
23.2
7.3
15.9
1.7
1.4
5.8
145.5
Interstate departures
'000
1994-95
102.0
78.4
70.1
31.2
26.8
12.9
18.4
19.3
. .


PROJECTIONS - SERIES A

Units
Years
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Aust.

Total population
'000
2041
7,941
5,282
5,854
1,622
2,786
538
295
540
24,858
Male population
'000
2041
3,896
2,558
2,903
799
1,367
266
151
270
12,210
Female population
'000
2041
4,045
2,724
2,951
823
1,419
272
144
270
12,648
Median age
years
2041
41.7
42.6
41.2
44.8
41.0
45.0
34.8
39.1
41.8
Proportion of population aged 0-14
%
2041
17.6
16.8
17.6
15.5
17.7
16.4
21.6
17.5
17.3
Proportion of population aged 65 and over
%
2041
22.2
23.3
21.0
25.0
20.8
25.0
13.9
18.6
22.0


Reference periods: Population estimates (except overseas born and born in non-English speaking countries which are Census based) and projections are for 30 June.


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