Population growth figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today show the ACT’s population boom has slowed.
The ABC reports Canberra’s population growth for the 12 months to September last year was only 0.5 per cent. This is three times less than Queensland, Western Australia and Tasmania. The Northern Territory had the largest population increase with 1.7 per cent.
Previously the ACT has lead the country’s population growth rates.
And our official population (well, as of last September)? 325, 800