Key indicators

Key demographic and socio-economic indicators by state and territory (as at December 2019(a))

Key indicator Data period State/territory  
    NSW Vic. Qld SA WA Tas. NT ACT Aust. (b)
Estimated resident population (no.) Jun qtr 19 8,089,526 6,594,804 5,095,100 1,751,693 2,621,680 534,281 245,869 426,709 25,364,307
Estimated resident population growth (%) (c) Jun qtr 19 1.4 2.1 1.7 0.9 1.1 1.1 -0.5 1.5 1.5
Natural increase (no.) (d) Jun qtr 19 45,557 37,343 29,882 5,335 18,064 1,159 2,524 3,409 143,281
Net overseas migration (no.) (d) Jun qtr 19 85,864 83,244 32,963 13,789 15,886 2,816 658 3,115 238,338
Net interstate migration (no.) (d) Jun qtr 19 -22,063 12,198 22,831 -3,958 -6,451 2,008 -4,371 -194 . .
Total growth (no.) (d) Jun qtr 19 109,358 132,785 85,676 15,166 27,499 5,983 -1,189 6,330 381,619
Area (km²) 2017–18 800,811 227,496 1,730,172 984,275 2,526,646 68,018 1,348,094 2,358 7,688,126
Population density (persons/km²) Jun qtr 19 10.1 29.0 2.9 1.8 1.0 7.9 0.2 180.9 3.3
                        
Consumer Price Index (%) (c)(e) Sep qtr 19 1.6 1.7 1.9 1.9 1.6 2.2 0.5 1.8 1.7
Unemployment rate - trend (%) Nov 19 4.7 4.7 6.4 6.3 5.8 6.1 5.8 3.2 5.2
House Price Index (established homes) (%) (c)(e) Sep qtr 19 -4.5 -4.3 -2.5 -1.1 -4.9 1.9 -4.0 -2.3 -3.9
Retail trade turnover - trend (%) (f) Oct 19 0.1 0.0 0.2 -0.1 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.2
Building approvals - trend (total dwelling units approved) (%) (f) Oct 19 -4.6 1.3 -1.4 3.1 -1.0 4.5 -11.1 3.1 -0.8
Wage Price Index - original (%) (c)(g) Sep qtr 19 2.2 2.8 2.1 2.3 1.6 2.3 2.2 2.5 2.2
                       
National Visitor - Overnight visitors (%) (h)(i) Jun qtr 19 10.6 13.8 12.2 12.2 11.5 12.6 12.6 5.0 11.7
International Visitor - Visitors (%) (h)(i) Jun qtr 19 0.8 4.3 0.1 1.0 3.2 -1.6 3.9 7.1 2.8
. . = not applicable
(a) Note: Table contains information as at 19 December 2019.
(b) Where applicable, includes Other Territories comprising Jervis Bay Territory, Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
(c) Change from corresponding quarter of previous year.
(d) In the 12 months to the current quarter.
(e) Based on the capital city of state/territory; and weighted average of capital cities for Australia.
(f) Change from previous month.
(g) Hourly rates of pay excluding bonuses.
(h) Change between year endings.
(i) Based on visitors aged 15 years and over.
 
Sources:
ABS 3101.0  Australian Demographic Statistics, Jun 2019
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3101.0
 
ABS 3218.0  Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2017–18
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3218.0
 
ABS 6345.0  Wage Price Index, Australia, Sep 2019
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/6345.0
 
ABS 6401.0  Consumer Price Index, Australia, Sep 2019
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/6401.0
 
ABS 6202.0  Labour Force, Australia, Nov 2019
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/6202.0
 
ABS 6416.0  Residential Property Price Indexes: Eight Capital Cities, Sep 2019
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/6416.0
 
ABS 8501.0  Retail Trade, Australia, Oct 2019
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/8501.0
 
ABS 8731.0  Building Approvals, Australia, Oct 2019
http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/8731.0
 
Tourist Research Australia, National Visitor Survey, Jun 2019
https://www.tra.gov.au/Domestic/domestic-tourism-results
 
Tourist Research Australia, International Visitor Survey, Jun 2019
https://www.tra.gov.au/International/international-tourism-results

 

Key demographic and socio-economic indicators by state and territory (as at December 2019)
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