3412.0 - Migration, Australia, 2016-17 Quality Declaration 
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  • In 2016-17, net overseas migration (NOM) reflected an annual gain of 262,500 persons, 27.3% (56,300) more than in 2015-16.
  • An estimated 376,700 people moved interstate in 2016-17, an increase of 1.3% from the previous year.
  • Updated information and data cubes on the overseas-born residents of Australia, based on the 2016 Census of Population and Housing, is scheduled for release within this publication on 20 September 2018.

1.1 MIGRATION SUMMARY, State & Territory - 2016-17(a)

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

NSW
104 478
-15 161
89 317
Vic.
90 009
18 193
108 202
Qld
35 199
17 795
52 994
SA
11 668
-6 778
4 890
WA
13 384
-13 934
-550
Tas.
2 029
1 522
3 551
NT
1 748
-2 867
-1 119
ACT
3 964
1 230
5 194
Australia(b)
262 489
na
262 489

na not applicable.
(a) Estimates are preliminary - see paragraph 9 of the Explanatory Notes.
(b) Includes Other Territories.