1345.4 - SA Stats, Jun 2011  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/06/2011  Final
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This month's SA Stats feature article provides an overview of South Australia's estimated resident population (ERP) in 2009-10 with a focus on net overseas and net interstate migration. Data presented are from Migration, Australia 2009-10 (cat. no. 3412.0) and Australian Demographic Statistics, September 2010 (cat. no. 3101.0).

Key points from this article:

  • The estimated resident population of South Australia grew by 1.2% between June 2009 and June 2010.
  • Between June 2009 and June 2010, South Australia's population growth was driven primarily by net overseas migration.
  • South Australia has reported a net loss to interstate migration every year from 2000-01 to 2009-10.
  • Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales were the top three interstate migration destinations for South Australians.

Other Explanatory Notes are not included in SA Stats in the form found in other ABS publications. Readers are directed to the Explanatory Notes contained in related ABS publications referenced in the feature article.

Topics which have been updated with new data in this month's issue of SA Stats include: Construction; Consumption; Demography; Housing Finance; International Merchandise Trade; Investment; Labour Force; State Accounts; and Water.


This is the final release of SA Stats. A new national output - State and Territory Statistical Indicators (cat. no. 1367.0), will be released on 26 July 2011. This product will provide an overview of the population, economy and environment for each of the Australian states and territories.


For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Loucas Harous on Adelaide (08) 8237 7585, or email sa.statistics@abs.gov.au.