3106.0 - Demography News, Sep 2001  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/09/2001   
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The population of Darwin Statistical Division (ASGC 2001) which includes Darwin City, Palmerston-East Arm and Litchfield is projected to increase from 103,500 in 1999 to between 126,500 and 184,500 by 2021. Darwin Statistical Division is projected to experience stronger growth than the rest of the Northern Territory, resulting in further concentration of the Northern Territory's population within the cities of Darwin and Palmerston and Litchfield Shire. By 2021, 56-60% of Territorians are projected to be living in these areas compared to 54% in 1999. For further information, see Population Projections, Northern Territory, 1999 to 2021 (ABS Cat. no. 3222.7) which was released on 25 July 2001. The data is available in a manipulative electronic form in AusStats.