Two decades of representation in the Victorian Parliament
This paper provides a social and demographic breakdown of Members of the Victorian Parliament for the five most recent parliaments (2002-2018) with respect to age, gender, education level, region of birth and occupation before entering Parliament.
Explaining the 2022 Australian federal election result
In this paper, the authors analyse the factors associated with voting behaviour in May 2022, how that relates to voting intentions at the start of the campaign, as well as voting behaviour in the 2019 election, and a summary of some other key findings from...
Estimating the population at-risk of homelessness in small areas
This research outlines Small Area Estimates (SAE) of the population at-risk of homelessness in Australia.
Religiosity in Australia - Part 1: personal faith according to the numbers
This report outlines the findings from a comprehensive analysis of Australians’ contemporary connection with religion.
The impacts of specialisation and diversification on Australia's mid-sized towns
This report examines the impacts of economic specialisation and diversification on Australia’s mid-sized towns. For the purposes of this project, mid-sized towns include all settlements with a population of 5,000 to 50,000 persons.
Avoiding US-style demographic stagnation: the role of immigration and population growth in Australia's post-pandemic recovery
This report argues that the COVID-19 pandemic affords an opportunity for Australia to rethink the immigration policy and planning framework. The federal government’s pre-pandemic reduction in the planning cap on permanent migration from 190,000 per annum to 160,000 should be set aside indefinitely as non-binding...
Demand for higher education to 2035
This publication reports on future demand for higher education, looking at demographics and participation rates to develop projections of demand for higher education to 2035. By looking across the United Kingdom, the report shows how patterns of demand could change over the next fifteen years...
Mind the gap: the Australian Actuaries Intergenerational Equity Index - green paper
It is important to understand how intergenerational equity is changing over time. The Australian Actuaries Intergenerational Equity Index (AAIEI) contributes to this discussion by tracking and assessing 24 indicators, across six broad domains, that relate to wealth and wellbeing (economic and fiscal, housing, health and...
Many changes have occurred in Australia since the establishment of the Australian Institute of Families Studies in 1980. This snapshot focuses on fertility rate, the age at which women have their first child, and the number of births per woman.
Many changes have occurred in Australia since the establishment of the Australian Institute of Families Studies in 1980. This snapshot presents some changes in relation to couple relationships.
Households and families
This fact sheet focuses on some changes relating to Australian household and family forms.
Demanding the future: navigating the Pacific's youth bulge
This analysis identifies the wide-ranging potential impacts of a surging youth population in the first half of this century. They include increased poverty, persistently low literacy levels, and intense competition for educational opportunities.
A decade undone: youth disconnection in the age of coronavirus
This report, written in the months before the COVID-19 pandemic, presents youth disconnection rates for the United States as a whole, as well as by gender, race and ethnicity, region, state, metro area, county, and congressional district.
Regional NSW: a demographic and economic snapshot
This briefing paper presents a snapshot of regional NSW's demographic, economic and labour force characteristics.
Victoria in Future 2019: data
This dataset comes with Victoria in Future 2019 report, and can be downloaded as Excel spreadsheets. Projections for Victoria and major regions cover the years 2016 to 2056. Projections for smaller geographic areas extend from 2016 to 2036. Data are available either for individual years...
Victoria in Future 2019: population projections 2016 to 2056
Victoria in Future 2019 (VIF2019) is the official state government projection of population and households. Projections are used by decision makers in government, business and the community to understand the growing and changing population.
Cognitive and non-cognitive abilities of immigrants: new perspectives on migrant quality from a selective immigration country
This study sheds light on migrant quality in Australia using nationally representative survey data.
States of change: how demographic change is transforming the Republican and Democratic parties
This investigation turns up a number of key findings that illuminate how significantly the compositions of the Democratic and Republican parties have changed over the years and are likely to change in the future.
Libraries’ guide to the 2020 Census
This guide contains practical information to assist library staff in addressing potential patron and community requests regarding the upcoming 2020 Census in the United States.
3419.0.55.001 - Microdata: Australian Census and Temporary Entrants Integrated Dataset, 2016
The 2016 Australian Census and Temporary Entrants Integrated Dataset (ACTEID) has been created by linking two rich sources of migrant data together, the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Australian Census of Population and Housing and temporary visa holders data from the Department of Home Affairs...
Big Australia, small Australia, diverse Australia: Australia’s views on population
The attitudes of Australians towards population growth is constantly changing. In the 28th ANUPoll, a representative sample of Australians show that more than two-thirds of adults do not think that Australia needs more people, a dramatic increase since a similar question was asked in 2010.
Governance innovation for a connected world
The goal of this report, and those involved in its formation, is to enhance free expression, diversity and democracy at the same time as we protect human rights and encourage innovation. The contributions from the authors included in this report offer a starting point for...
Through the lens: the tipping point
This report aims to stimulate an informed public discussion around the future requirements of a rapidly changing Australia – and how a national planning framework would help meet those needs.
Older Australia at a glance - September 2018 update
Older people make up a considerable proportion of Australia’s population—in 2017, over 1 in 7 people were aged 65 and over. This report provides an overview of this diverse and growing population group through a range of topics. These outline older people’s demographic characteristics, health...
Australia's mothers and babies 2016—in brief
This publication presents key statistics and trends on pregnancy and childbirth of mothers, and the characteristics and outcomes of their babies.