1304.6 - Tasmanian Key Indicators, Aug 2007  
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Image: PopulationPOPULATION

Source
Tas. value
Aust. value

Dec Qtr 2006
Estimated resident population
p491,666
p20,851,997
Net interstate migration
p-106
..
Net overseas migration
p443
p38,468
Population growth rate (%)
p0.19
p0.35
At 8 Aug 2006 (Census night)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population (%)(a)
3.5
2.3
Population born overseas (%)(a)
10.6
22.2
At 30 Jun 2006
Population aged 0-14 years (%)
p19.7
p19.6
Population aged 15-64 years (%)
p65.7
p67.5
Population aged 65 and over (%)
p14.6
p13.0
Population aged 85 years and over (%)
p1.7
p1.6
Median age of population (years)
p39.0
p36.9
2005
Life expectancy at birth - males (years)
77.2
78.5
Life expectancy at birth - females (years)
82.1
83.3
Fertility rate (children per female)
2.1
1.8

p preliminary figure or series subject to revision
.. not applicable
(a) Based on place of usual residence.

More Detailed Source Information
Australian Demographic Statistics (cat. no. 3101.0)
2006 Census QuickStats: Tasmania
For further information about Census QuickStats see: http://www.abs.gov.au/census.
Population by Age and Sex, Australian States and Territories (cat. no. 3201.0)
Deaths, Australia (cat. no. 3302.0)
Births, Australia (cat. no. 3301.0)