Population of Australia at 30 September 2018.
As at 30th September the Population of Australia was shown to be 25,101,900, an increase of 395,100 (1.6%) over the previous 12 months.
Net immigration contributed an extra 263,000 to Australia, about 1.04% of the population.
The population change for each State or Territory showed changes between a reduction of 0.2% (NT) and an increase of 2.2% (Vic).
Population change per Australian State or Territory.
New South Wales had a population of 8,023,700. This showed an annual increase of 119,500 or 1.5%.
Victoria had a population of 6,497,700. This showed an annual increase of 139,700 or 2.2%.
Queensland had a population of 5,033,100. This showed an annual change of 86,000 or 1.7%.
South Australia had a population of 1,740,700. This showed an annual increase of 13,700 or 0.8%.
Western Australia had a population of 2,602,400. This showed an annual increase of 22,600 or 0.9%.
Tasmania had a population of 529,900. This showed an annual increase of 6,000 or 1.2%.
Northern Territory had a population of 247,200. This showed an annual decrease of 400 or 0.2%.
Australian Capital Territory had a population of 422.500. This showed an annual increase of 8,000, or 1.9%.
Source: ABS 3101.0 – Australian Demographic Statistics, Sep 2018 Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/03/2019