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3101.0 - Australian Demographic Statistics, Jun 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/12/2011   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

Population at end Jun qtr 2011
Change over previous year
Change over previous year
PRELIMINARY DATA
'000
'000
%

New South Wales
7 303.7
82.2
1.1
Victoria
5 624.1
84.2
1.5
Queensland
4 580.7
74.8
1.7
South Australia
1 657.0
12.8
0.8
Western Australia
2 346.4
55.8
2.4
Tasmania
510.6
3.2
0.6
Northern Territory
230.2
0.9
0.4
Australian Capital Territory
365.4
6.8
1.9
Australia(a)
22 620.6
320.8
1.4

(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 current quarter
Graph: Population Growth Rate, Year ended current quarter




JUNE KEY POINTS


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION
  • The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) of Australia at 30 June 2011 was 22,620,600 persons. This was an increase of 320,800 persons since 30 June 2010 and 74,200 persons since 31 March 2011.
  • The preliminary natural increase recorded for the year ended 30 June 2011 (150,500 persons) was 0.5%, or 800 persons, higher than the natural increase recorded for the year ended 30 June 2010 (149,700 persons).
  • The preliminary net overseas migration recorded for the year ended 30 June 2011 (170,300 persons) was 14%, or 28,000 persons, lower than the net overseas migration recorded for the year ended 30 June 2010 (198,300 persons).


POPULATION GROWTH RATES
  • Australia's population grew by 1.4% during the year ended 30 June 2011. The growth rate has been declining since the peak of 2.2% for the year ended 31 December 2008.
  • Natural increase and net overseas migration contributed 47% and 53% respectively to total population growth for the year ended 30 June 2011.
  • All states and territories experienced positive population growth for the year ended 30 June 2011. Western Australia recorded the fastest growth (2.4%) and the Northern Territory the slowest (0.4%).

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