1367.5 - Western Australian Statistical Indicators, Mar 2008  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/04/2008   
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The estimated resident population of Western Australia was 2,118,532 in the September quarter 2007, an increase of 12,749 persons (0.6%) from the previous quarter. The state's quarterly population growth was second to the Northern Territory (0.7%) and above the national increase of 0.4%. In the September quarter 2007, Western Australia recorded a natural increase of 4,391 persons (7,773 births less 3,382 deaths), while net overseas migration (up 7,667 persons) and net interstate migration (up 691 persons) also added to the state's population.