1367.5 - Western Australian Statistical Indicators, Sep 2007  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/10/2007   
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Image: Population POPULATION


The preliminary estimated resident population for Western Australia was 2,094,549 in the March quarter 2007, an increase of 13,582 persons (0.65%) from the previous quarter. The state's quarterly population growth was second highest behind Queensland (up 0.73%) but was well above the national increase of 0.46%. In the March quarter 2007, Western Australia recorded a natural increase of 4,334 persons (7,283 births less 2,949 deaths), while net overseas migration (up 8,014 persons) and net interstate migration (up 1,234 persons) also added to the state's population.