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Austrian Population Increasing Only Because of Migration

Published: July 16, 2013; 12:14 · (Vindobona)

Austria's Population rose in 2012 by about 43 700 people. Without migration, Austria would shrink. About 140,000 people are moving to Austria and 100,000 people are leaving the country year by year.

Austrian Population Increasing Only Because of Migration / Picture: © Flickr

8 451 860 people were living in Austria on 1 January 2013 according to final results of Statistics Austria; 43 739 people (+0.52%) more than at the beginning of 2012. The population growth was thus significantly higher than the year before (2011: +32 957 people resp. +0.35%). As in previous years, the population growth could be mainly attributed to gains from international…

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