Population

Journal article

15 Aug 2018

Declining net migration gains in New Zealand and concerns over exploitation of people on study and short-term work visas has delayed major changes in immigration policy through to June 2018.

Report

18 Apr 2018

This paper describes new sub-national New Zealand population measures that have been developed by the Treasury using integrated administrative data. The paper accompanies the release of interactive online tools that present new data about the changing population of New Zealand and its territorial authority (TA)...

Briefing paper

17 Apr 2018

Population growth and population distribution affect most areas of public policy. This paper examines the benefits that population growth and migration bring to Australia, whilst remaining aware of the challenges created by having a larger population.

Research report

12 Feb 2018

This paper provides a broad overview of Victoria’s economy using key indicators. The indicators used aim to measure different aspects of the economy and specific economic trends. Data and trends are also compared to other states and territories in order to assess Victoria’s economic position...

Book

15 Dec 2017

This volume situates ‘mobilities of return’—that is, the movement of people ‘back’ to places that are designated, however ambiguously or ambivalently, as ‘home’—as a starting point for understanding the broader context and experience of human mobility, community and identity in the Pacific region and beyond....

Report

4 Dec 2017

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the changing size and spatial distribution of the Indigenous population of Australia, comparing the results of the 2011 and 2016 Censuses.

Briefing paper

28 Sep 2017

The release of the 2016 Australian national census data allows comparisons with data from the 2006 and 2011 censuses. What do the data reveal about Pacific Islander communities in Australia?

Report

23 Aug 2017

This audit assessed whether state planning is meeting the needs of the rapidly growing population for birthing, maternal and child health, funded kindergarten services, and related infrastructure, in greenfield growth areas and established suburbs.

Journal article

14 Aug 2017

Considers the issues which would lead to more effective and more sustainable immigration policy for New Zealand.

Commentary

11 Jul 2017

Australia's GPI, a broad measure of national wellbeing, has stalled since 1974. So what has been the point of huge population and GDP growth since then if we and our environment are no better off?

Commentary

5 Jul 2017

Dig a little deeper, and the Census figures tell us unexpected things about more than one Australia, writes Tim Colebatch.

Article

5 Jul 2017

Australia has the highest rate of population growth of all the medium and large OECD countries. But urban planning for this growth is often inadequate.

Commentary

3 Jul 2017

Population growth has profound impacts on Australian life, and sorting myths from facts can be difficult., writes Liz Allen.

Briefing paper

29 Jun 2017

This visual summary of results from the 2016 Census looks at population growth in regional areas.

Dataset

27 Jun 2017

This data summary looks at the key stories collected in the Census, including the number of Australians counted, where we live, how old we are, where we were born, our religion, income, living arrangements and our housing.

Policy

Interim report of the Victorian Population Policy Taskforce
19 Jun 2017

This policy document has been prepared by the Victorian Liberal National Coalition, in an attempt to develop a clear strategy to manage population growth across the state, including how to best incentivise the regions to grow and encourage people to live and work in regional...

Policy report

22 May 2017

The former Reserve Bank Governor's report to the Premier on NSW housing affordability policies and proposals.

Statistics

30 Mar 2017

Main features:

Australia's estimated resident population (ERP) reached 24.1 million at 30 June 2016, increasing by 337,800 people or 1.4% since 30 June 2015. This growth rate was unchanged from 2014-15. All states and territories experienced population growth between 2015 and 2016. Victoria...

Statistics

30 Mar 2017

In 2015-16, net overseas migration (NOM) reflected an annual gain of 182,165 persons, 3.0% (5,300) more than in 2014-15.

Research report

30 Jan 2017

When it comes to immigration, a natural but complicated question to ask is: “Is immigration good for New Zealand?” There are a number of ways immigration affects New Zealand and New Zealanders, and a number of concerns and fears New Zealanders have about immigration. This...

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