With the release of the Census results today, we’ve put together a 3 part infographic series on Australia’s population.

Population growth rate by state

Australia’s national growth rate is currently at 1.4%. The table and infographic map below breaks this down to show how each state is faring. WA is Australia’s fastest growing state, growing at more than twice the national growth rate, twice the rate of Victoria and almost three times that of NSW.

STATE

POPULATION

GROWTH RATE

WA
ACT
QLD
VIC
NSW
NT
SA
TAS

2,387,200
370,700
4,513,000
5,574,500
7,247,700
232,400
1,645,000
511,700

2.9%
1.8%
1.5%
1.4%
1.0%
0.8%
0.7%
0.4%

Population Growth Rates by State infographic | Australian demographics, statistics, census, ABS, McCrindle Research

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