Qld records respectable population growth in 2012 – still waiting for interstate migration rebound

In 2012, Queensland’s population grew 2.0% to 4.61 million people, a respectable growth rate but only slightly above the Australian population growth rate of 1.8% and much lower than WA’s growth rate of 3.5% (see Queensland Treasury’s nice briefing on the new ABS data).  I’ve previously asked when will interstate migration to Queensland recover? It still hasn’t, as this chart based on today’s new data shows:

Interstatemigration

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