This publication contains estimates of the resident population of areas of Australia as at 30 June for 2011 and 2012. These estimates are provided for Statistical Areas Level 2 to 4 (SA2s - SA4s), Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (GCCSAs), Significant Urban Areas (SUAs), Remoteness Areas, Commonwealth and State Electoral Divisions, and states and territories of Australia, according to the 2011 edition of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). Estimates are also provided for Local Government Areas (LGAs) based on 2012 boundaries.
The summary commentary in this product focuses on population changes between 30 June 2011 and 30 June 2012 at the SA2 level and above.
The total population of the Other Territories, namely Jervis Bay Territory, Territory of Christmas Island and Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, is included in all references to the total population of Australia. However, the Other Territories are excluded from commentary about the states and territories of Australia.