3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2018-19 Quality Declaration 
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Centre of population

Australia's centre of population:

    • was 50 kilometres east of the small service town of Ivanhoe in western New South Wales. This location reflects the concentration of population in south-east Australia
    • moved 2.4 kilometres south-east in 2018-19. This shift largely reflects rapid population growth in Melbourne over this period, increasing by 2.3% compared to 1.3% for the rest of the country

Image: Map showing Australia's Centre of Population, June 2018 and June 2019