Analysis of the changing resident demographic profile of Australia's mining communities

Mining Demographics Rural and remote communities Australia

The Australian mining and resources sector has experienced unprecedented growth over the last decade. While the sector has seen a recent slowdown in growth, the long-term demand for Australian mineral resources will continue. There are mining projects in every state of Australia. The nine mining regions sampled in this report cover a large geographic area and contain approximately half a million permanent residents. This report shows that on the whole mining resident populations are growing and diversifying.

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