Population Change, Queensland
The preliminary estimated resident population (ERP) for Queensland was 4,498,900 at 31 March 2010, an increase of 97,100 (2.2%) since 31 March 2009. Queensland's population continued to record the second-fastest growth rate behind Western Australia.
Between the December 2009 quarter and the March 2010 quarter, 48% (11,500 persons) of the total population increase of 23,800 persons was due to natural increase (excess of births over deaths), 46% (10,900 persons) was due to net overseas migration and 6% (1,400 persons) was attributed to net interstate migration.
Population Change from Previous Quarter,
March 2010 quarter
Further information about Queensland's population can be accessed from Australian Demographic Statistics
(cat. no. 3101.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.