3412.0 - Migration, Australia, 2014-15 Quality Declaration 
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  • In 2014-15, net overseas migration (NOM) reflected an annual gain of 168,200 persons, 9.8% less than in 2013-14.
  • An estimated 339,000 people moved interstate in 2014-15, a decrease of 2.9% from the previous year.
  • At 30 June 2015, 28.2% of Australia's estimated resident population (ERP) (6.7 million people) was born overseas.

MIGRATION SUMMARY, State & Territory - 2014-15(a)

Net Overseas Migration (NOM)
Net Interstate Migration (NIM)
Net migration
State or Territory
no.
no.
no.

NSW
66 086
-6 639
59 447
Vic.
54 052
10 190
64 242
Qld
19 076
6 417
25 493
SA
10 424
-3 763
6 661
WA
14 122
-1 962
12 160
Tas.
1 032
-528
504
NT
1 093
-3 038
-1 945
ACT
2 290
-677
1 613
Australia(b)
168 183
-
168 183

(a) Estimates are preliminary - see paragraph 9 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Includes Other Territories.


ESTIMATED RESIDENT POPULATION, Australia - Top 10 countries of birth - 30 June 2015(a)(b)(c)

Persons
Country of birth
no.
% of Australian population

UK, CIs & IOM(d)
1 207 000
5.1
New Zealand
611 400
2.6
China(e)
481 800
2.0
India
432 700
1.8
Philippines
236 400
1.0
Vietnam
230 200
1.0
Italy
198 200
0.8
South Africa
178 700
0.8
Malaysia
156 500
0.7
Germany
125 900
0.5

(a) Estimates are preliminary - see paragraph 9 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Top 10 countries of birth excluding Australia.
(c) All population figures presented in this table are rounded. Estimates of the proportion of the Australian population are based on unrounded numbers.
(d) United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man.
(e) Excludes SARs and Taiwan.