Residual net migration

Domain: 
Demography
Sub-Domain: 
Population stability
Measure: 
Difference between total population change and natural increase
Rationale: 
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This indicator looks at the difference between how many people have moved in and out of an area by changing their usual place of residence. This can help to understand how stable a community is in population terms.Natural increase is births minus deaths.

Data Source: 
Population growth highlights and trends 2011, Office of Economic and Statistical Research, Queensland Treasury; and unpublished ABS data by request


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