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Welcome to the School of Demography

The School of Demography was created on 1 October 2015 to acknowledge our historical achievements, current academic profile and strategic aim to be the leading demographic centre for research and training in the Asia and Pacific region. We currently conduct research in the core areas of:

  • family formation and change
  • mortality, longevity and ageing
  • international and internal migration.

We are also engaged with studies in Australia, Indonesia, China, Europe and South Africa.

The School of Demography was formerly the Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute (ADSRI).



Losing the plot on immigration policy - Peter Hughes

School of Demography visitor Peter Hughes has published an article on immigration policy through...

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ANU Appoints Australia’s First Female Professor of Demography

Professor Heather Booth, whose promotion in the School of Demography took effect in January, is now...

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The 2016 Price Prize for best doctoral thesis has been awarded to Maria Pilar Rioseco Lopez

The 2016 Price Prize for best doctoral thesis has been awarded to Maria Pilar Rioseco Lopez for her...

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Measuring Stopping and Spacing in Fertility Transitions: A Regression Approach

Friday, 31st March 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Presented by: George Alter

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Disadvantaged or diverse? Child disability and families in Australia

Friday, 7th April 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Presented by: Annemarie Ashton-Wyatt

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ANU Demography

There are many scholars across the Australian National University (ANU) working on population-related issues. Here, you will find academics, news, seminars, and other activities across campus covering the field of demography.

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Updated: 26 March 2017/ Responsible Officer:  Head, School of Demography / Page Contact:  Website Administrator