Components of population change

2000–2010

  Population
2000 Population 5,894,143
Plus Births + 842,082
Less Deaths - 463,516
Plus Net Migration + 451,831
2010 Population = 6,724,540

  • The natural increase in population -- births less deaths -- has accounted for about 45.6 percent of the state's growth between 2000 and 2010.
  • Net migration  -- people moving in less people moving out -- has accounted for about 54.4 percent of Washington's population growth between 2000 and 2010.

Data source:

Last modified: September 26, 2012
E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov

 

1990–2000

  Population
1990 Population 4,866,663
Births + 787,518
Deaths - 404,816
Net Migration + 644,778
2000 Population = 5,894,143

  • The natural increase in population -- births less deaths -- accounted for about 37 percent of the state's growth between 1990 and 2000.
  • Approximately 63 percent of Washington's population growth between 1990 and 2000 was due to net migration - more people moving in than moving out.

Data source:

Last modified: August 11, 2015
E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov