Highlights population growth or decline in Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Australia. Estimated resident population and average annual growth rates for each LGA, Statistical Division (SD) and Statistical District in Australia are included. For the Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory, Statistical Subdivisions (SSDs) are also included. Commentary is provided on population change at various geographic levels.
Estimates for Statistical Local Areas (SLAs) and SSDs in Australia are available in electronic products accompanying this release. These were formerly stored in a separate product (Regional Population Growth, Australia, Electronic Delivery, cat. no. 3218.0.55.001).
This publication was previously titled 'Regional Population Growth, Australia and New Zealand' and included regional population estimates for New Zealand. The New Zealand data are now freely available from the Statistics New Zealand website www.stats.govt.nz