The aim of this paper is to present updated estimates of the size of Australia’s sexual minority adult population. No estimate of this population is currently available from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, and very little is available from other sources.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.