State grows by 100,000 people a year

September 27, 2013 

Victoria's population growth has surged to more than 100,000 a year for the first time since 2009, as net overseas migration swelled to a four-year high. The Bureau of Statistics estimates that the state's population grew by 102,000 or 1.82 per cent in the year to March. It was the biggest growth of any state, and in the March quarter the biggest increase from net migration.

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