Quarterly Population Estimates (ERP), by State/Territory, Sex and Age
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Estimated resident population (ERPs) is the official measure of the Australian population, published quarterly by the ABS. This dataset contains quarterly ERP by age, at state/territory and Australia level.

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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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This dataset relates to publication Australian Demographic Statistics (catalogue number 3101.0), available from the ABS website (link below)

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Quarterly

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Compiled using Census data, birth registrations, death registrations, estimates of interstate migration and overseas migration

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Quarterly

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Persons

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ERP includes all usual residents of Australia

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For information about the scope and coverage of this collection, please see the Explanatory Notes (link below)

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The usual resident concept includes all people 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. It excludes overseas visitors who are in Australia less than 12 months

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Quarterly Population Estimates (ERP), by State/Territory, Sex and AgeAbstract

Estimated resident population (ERPs) is the official measure of the Australian population, published quarterly by the ABS. This dataset contains quarterly ERP by age, at state/territory and Australia level.

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, birth registrations, death registrations, estimates of interstate migration and overseas migration

Name of collection/source

This dataset relates to publication Australian Demographic Statistics (catalogue number 3101.0), available from the ABS website (link below)

Australian_Demographic_Statisticshttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3101.0
Direct source

This dataset relates to publication Australian Demographic Statistics (catalogue number 3101.0), available from the ABS website (link below)

Australian_Demographic_Statisticshttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3101.0
Source Periodicity

Quarterly

Unit of measure used

Persons

Periodicity

Quarterly

Statistical population

For information about the scope and coverage of this collection, please see the Explanatory Notes (link below)

Explanatory Noteshttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/exnote/3101.0
Geographic coverage

This publication contains data presented at state/territory and Australia level only. ERP data is avaiable at lower levels of geography in the following datasets:

Population_by_Age_and_Sex,_Regions_of_Australiahttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3235.0Regional Population Growth, Australiahttp://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/3218.0
Population coverage

ERP includes all usual residents of Australia

Key statistical concept

The usual resident concept includes all people 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. It excludes overseas visitors who are in Australia less than 12 months

Quality comments

Please refer to the quality declaration below

Quality Declarationhttp://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Latestproducts/3101.0Quality%20Declaration0Mar%202018?opendocument&tabname=Notes&prodno=3101.0&issue=Mar%202018&num=&view=