1367.5 - Western Australian Statistical Indicators, Dec 2007  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/01/2008   
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The estimated resident population of Western Australia was 2,105,783 in June quarter 2007, an increase of 11,234 persons (0.54%) from the previous quarter. The state's quarterly population growth was equal highest with the Northern Territory and well above the national increase of 0.33%. The largest driver of Western Australia's population growth in the June quarter 2007 was net overseas migration (up 5,642 persons), with natural increase (up 4,237 persons - 7,190 births less 2,953 deaths) and net interstate migration (up 1,355 persons) also adding to the state's population.