Population geography

Guide

7 Dec 2018

This guide provides an overview of the drivers of Australia’s growing population and an introduction to the key concepts and terminology used.

Report

22 May 2018

Large demographic shifts are reshaping America. The country is growing in numbers, it’s becoming more racially and ethnically diverse, and the population is ageing. According to this analysis, these trends are playing out differently across community types.

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.

Journal article

25 Oct 2017

This Regional Graphic paper seeks to represent Australia’s immigrant geography by mapping the largest overseas-born population for regions of Australia using recently released 2016 Census data. The maps reveal a strong regionalization in migrant populations.

Article

11 Jul 2017

Research with the Regional Australia Institute, examining the latest 2016 Census data, found 151 regional local government areas were helping to offset declining population in regional areas by attracting international migrants.

Blog post

10 Jul 2017

With the first major release of 2016 census data, it’s possible to take a detailed look at the latest population density numbers in Melbourne. This post explores how and where Melbourne’s density is increasing, with some surprising results.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Backgrounds New Zealand's spatial and demographic setting and asks considers trends of urbanisation and ‘rurbanisation’.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Summarises key findings from a project that examined the mechanisms of subnational population change in New Zealand

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Focuses on the role of migration in determining the relative ‘fortunes’ of New Zealand’s regions.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Focuses on the contribution of Māori to national and sub-national population and development in New Zealand.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Presents findings on whether population decline is inevitable for New Zealand’s rural and peripheral areas.

Journal article

15 Jun 2017

Looks at the relationship between the degree of urban influence and population change in New Zealand.

Journal article

30 Nov 2016

The emergence in the United States of large-scale “megaregions” centered on major metropolitan areas is a phenomenon often taken for granted in both scholarly studies and popular accounts of contemporary economic geography. This paper uses a data set of more than 4,000,000 commuter flows as...

Report

21 Jul 2016

Higher rates of population growth in our big cities are not driven by Australians moving from the regions to the city. Regional Australia has lower population growth than the cities because it does not attract its share of international migrants.

Overall, the migration of...

Journal article

1 Jun 2016

Abstract

Employment is a well-known social determinant of health and wellbeing and important for the liveability of a region. Yet, spatial data are rarely used to understand barriers and facilitators of accessing employment within a city. Therefore it remains challenging to plan cities...

Statistics

18 Aug 2015

Contains latest available estimates by age and sex of the resident populations of areas of Australia as at 30 June.

KEY POINTS AT 30 JUNE 2014

Greater Darwin and Greater Perth were the only capital cities where males outnumbered females. The SA2s...

Report

3 Dec 2013

This draft report, which the Productivity Commission is seeking public comment on, argues that geographic labour mobility is helping the economy adjust to major structural change, and has enabled wealth to be spread across the country.

Key points:

Geographic labour mobility is...

Report

15 Nov 2013

This report compares recent spatial changes in population, jobs and commuting patterns for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth, and investigates how these changes match up to the strategic planning goals for each city.

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