Australian Population change by State 2003 to 2013.
During the Ten year period from 2003 to 2013, the population of Australia has increased by 17.51%, from 19,773,429 to 23,235,837, but this has not been evenly spread throughout the Australian States and Territories.
Western Australia and Queensland have seen the largest percentage increases, with 29.41% and 24.2% increases respectively. Tasmania is the State with the smallest percentage increase with only 7%.
This chart shows the actual populations and the percentages changes for this 10 year period.
|Australian Capital Territory||327,387||382,863||16.95%|
|New South Wales||6,627,538||7,439,182||12.25%|
Recent changes, over only a three year period, show a similar result, with Western Australia and Queensland having again seen the largest percentage increases. And Tasmania is again at the lowest end with under a 1% increase for these last Three years.
|Australian Capital Territory||362,838||382,863||5.52%|
|New South Wales||7,162,726||7,439,182||3.86%|
This chart shows the population by actual numbers with the percentage of the Australian total by each State or Territory.
New South Wales is shown with the largest percentage of the population although dropping from 33.52% in 2003, down to 32.02% in 2013
Victoria meanwhile, in second place. has risen slightly from 24.72% up to 24.83%
|New South Wales||6,627,538||33.52%||7,439,182||32.02%|
|Australian Capital Territory||327,387||1.66%||382,863||1.65%|
ABS 3101.0 Australian Demographic Statistics. Table 4.