On 31 August 2023, additional datasets containing final rebased population estimates for 2017 to 2021, based on the 2021 Census, and revised estimates for 2022 were added to this issue. Revised estimates incorporate the final 2021 population base, and state/territory revisions to the components of population change for 2021-22. These estimates supersede all estimates from June 2016. Commentary in this product has not been updated with revised data.
The 2021 issue of Regional population was also updated with final estimates for 2017 to 2021 on 31 August 2023.
Any reference to population refers to Estimated Resident Population (ERP).
Any reference to capital city refers to Greater Capital City Statistical Area (GCCSA), and any reference to area refers to Statistical Area Level 2 (SA2).