Key data releases

The Centre for Population’s summaries of key demographic publications.

Data releases

Rebasing of Australia’s population estimates using the 2021 Census

Centre for Population analysis of the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) rebasing of Australia’s population estimates using the 2021 Census of Population and Housing.

Centre for Population analysis of the Australian Bureau of Statistics data release

Data releases

National, state and territory population, December 2021

Centre for Population analysis of the National, state and territory population publication from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Centre for Population analysis of the Australian Bureau of Statistics data release

Data releases

Provisional Mortality Statistics, March 2022

This note draws on two data releases published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics covering deaths in Australia in the period from 1 January to 31 March 2022 and the peak of the Omicron wave of COVID‑19: Provisional Mortality Statistics, January - March 2022 and COVID‑19 Mortality in Australia.

In the period from 1 January to 31 March 2022, there were 44,300 deaths in Australia. This was 14 per cent higher than in the same period in 2021, and 18 per cent above the historical average.

Centre for Population analysis of the Australian Bureau of Statistics data release

Centre for Population projections

Find the most recently completed population projections for each level of geography.

Projections

Budget 2022-23: population projections, Australia, 2021-22 to 2032-33

  • National population projections for the 2022‑23 Budget, includes population level and components of population growth out to 2032‑33 for Australia.
  • Budget 2022-23
  • Last updated: 29 March 2022

Budget 2022-23: population projections, Australia, 2021-22 to 2032-33 XLSX 173 kB

Projections

Budget 2022-23: population projections, states and territories, 2021-22 to 2025-26

  • State and territory population projections for the 2022‑23 Budget, includes population level and components of population growth out to 2025‑26.
  • Budget 2022-23
  • Last updated: 29 March 2022

Budget 2022-23: population projections, states and territories, 2021-22 to 2025-26 XLSX 177 kB

Projections

Capital city and rest-of-state projections, 2020-21 to 2031-32

  • Capital city and rest-of-state population projections for the 2021 Population Statement. Includes population level and components of population growth.
  • Last updated: 20 December 2021

Population Statement Data Download - GCCSA XLSX 189 kB

Interactive population dashboards

The interactive data dashboard series helps you explore Australia’s population data and trends. You can also explore how the population has been changing and look into natural increase, overseas migration and internal migration.

Dashboards

National, state and territory population overview

This dashboard helps you to understand how the population is changing nationally and in the states and territories.

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Dashboards

Fastest Growing Local Government Areas (LGAs)

This dashboard explores which local government areas (LGAs) are the fastest and slowest growing in a given year.

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Dashboards

Population in local government areas

This dashboard allows you to dig into population change in any of Australia’s local government areas (LGAs).

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