ERP by SA2 and above (ASGS 2011), 1991 to 2016
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Estimated Resident Population (ERP) is the official measure of the Australian population. ERP for sub-state regions (including SA2s and LGAs) is published annually, with a reference date of 30 June.

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For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.

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Compiled using Census data, mathematical models and a range of indicator data. Current indicators include building approvals, Medicare enrolments (provided by the Department of Human Services) and electoral enrolments (provided by the Australian Electoral Commission).

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31/08/2017

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Data is final for 1991 to 2016.

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Annual

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30 June 1991 - 30 June 2016

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Persons

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Estimated Resident Population (ERP) is the official measure of the Australian population, based on the concept of usual residence. It refers to all people, regardless of nationality, citizenship or legal status, who usually live in Australia, with the exception of foreign diplomatic personnel and their families. It includes usual residents who are overseas for less than 12 months over a 16-month period. It excludes those who are in Australia for less than 12 months over a 16-month period.

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ERP by SA2 and above (ASGS 2011), 1991 to 2016Abstract

Estimated Resident Population (ERP) is the official measure of the Australian population. ERP for sub-state regions (including SA2s and LGAs) is published annually, with a reference date of 30 June.

Contact person/organisation

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070.

Data source(s) used

Compiled using Census data, mathematical models and a range of indicator data. Current indicators include building approvals, Medicare enrolments (provided by the Department of Human Services) and electoral enrolments (provided by the Australian Electoral Commission).

Source metadata

See Explanatory Notes.

Explanatory Noteshttp://www.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/abs@.nsf/Previousproducts/3218.0Explanatory%20Notes12016?opendocument&tabname=Notes&prodno=3218.0&issue=2016&num=&view=
Unit of measure used

Persons

Periodicity

Annual

Reference period

30 June 1991 - 30 June 2016

Date last updated

31/08/2017

Other data characteristics

Data is final for 1991 to 2016.

Statistical population

For more information about the scope and coverage of this collection, please see the Explanatory Notes.

Explanatory Noteshttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/exnote/3218.0
Geographic coverage

This dataset contains data for Statistical Area Levels 2-4, Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, and States and Territories according to the 2011 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS2011). For more information on the ASGS2011 classification, see the link below:

Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 1 Main Structure and Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, July 2011http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/1270.0.55.001Main+Features1July%202011?OpenDocument
Population coverage

ERP includes all usual residents of Australia.

Key statistical concept

Estimated Resident Population (ERP) is the official measure of the Australian population, based on the concept of usual residence. It refers to all people, regardless of nationality, citizenship or legal status, who usually live in Australia, with the exception of foreign diplomatic personnel and their families. It includes usual residents who are overseas for less than 12 months over a 16-month period. It excludes those who are in Australia for less than 12 months over a 16-month period.

Classification(s) used

This dataset presents data according to the main structure of the 2011 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS2011). For more information, see Volume 1 of the ASGS publication online.

Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 1 Main Structure and Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, July 2011http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/1270.0.55.001Main+Features1July%202011?OpenDocument
Quality comments

Please refer to the quality declaration.

Quality Declarationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/Lookup/3218.0Quality+Declaration12014-15