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Population dynamics & migration

Population dynamics & migration - Populations are shaped by the interaction of the ever-changing processes of birth, death and migration. Demographic transition to low fertility and low mortality in industrialised populations is accompanied by population ageing. Migration may be viewed as a response to inequalities in ageing and socio-economic development with far-reaching policy implications.



The changing shape of Australia’s overseas-born population

New research from Tom Wilson and James Raymer finds dramatic changes to the composition of the overseas-born population in their analysis of the period 1981 to 2011. Immigration to Australia now hails from a much greater range of origins than the...

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Transition to Adulthood in Indonesia

Overview The historically largest generation of Indonesian young adults (aged 20-34 years) is now going through a difficult period of transition to adulthood. The difficulty derives from the simultaneous influences of complex social forces...

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More migration data needed for better policy: ANU demographer

Population researchers have called on governments to collect and share more information about migration to keep better track of the millions of people who move from one country to another each year. Record numbers of people have fled the ongoing...

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Afghan Migration Conference

International Conference on Afghan Migration: Researching Aspirations, Movements, Demography & Integration 23 - 24 March 2016 Common Room, University House, Australian National University » Information for participants This conference...

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Updated: 2 November 2016/ Responsible Officer:  Head, School of Demography / Page Contact:  Website Administrator