Components of population change

Population change
in the year 2021
+46 265
Gone up vs. previous year
Natural increase
in the year 2021
-5 884
Gone up vs. previous year
Net migration
in the year 2021
+52 488
Gone up vs. previous year

From a demographic point of view, two components shape the change in population size: the balance of births and deaths and the migration balance (balance of inflows and outflows). On sub-national level (e.g. federal states, political districts, municipalities), the total migration balance is the sum of the and the .

Due to occasional inconsistencies and singular adjustments in the administrative data of the Central Population Register and the Central Civil Status Register on which population statistics are based, not all changes in population status can be attributed to either the balance of births and deaths or the migration balance. This residuum of the population change is marked in the tables as "statistical adjustment".

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Populations Statistics, Natural increase according to vital statistics, Migration statistics. Compiled on 31.05.2022. - Statistical adjustment: arithmetical difference between birth balance according to vital statistics and birth balance according to central population register as well as inconsistency adjustments of stock and movement data from the central population register.

S: STATISTICS AUSTRIA, Populations Statistics, Natural increase according to vital statistics, Migration statistics. Compiled on 31.05.2022. - Statistical adjustment: arithmetical difference between birth balance according to vital statistics and birth balance according to central population register as well as inconsistency adjustments of stock and movement data from the central population register.

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