3311.3 - Demography, Queensland, 2001
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/12/2002
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Queensland the boom state
Queensland remained the fastest growing state in 2001, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today.
Outdoing the Australian rate of 1.3%, the population of Queensland grew at a rate of 1.9% from 2000 to 2001. The main contributor to this growth was the net interstate migration of 21,995 people.
At 31 December 2001, the Estimated Resident Population (ERP) of Queensland was 3,670,500 representing 19% of Australia's population.
In 2001, other key points about Queensland's demographic make-up include:
Further details are in Queensland Demography (cat. no. 3311.3).
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