Key California Stats - Population Size & Growth
California's Population Size
California Population Growth Compared to the Nation
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau - Intercensal Estimates of Resident Population, Current Population Estimates Vintage 2011, and California Department of Finance.
Note: DOF estimates are lower than Census Intercensal Estimates because of differences in the estimates of domestic migration.
California Population Growth by County
Components of Population Growth in California
Sources: California Department of Finance.
Note: Natural increase is the number of births minus the number of deaths.