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What Low Migration Has Meant for Australia’s Economy and Property Market

By: McCrindle

Australia has a long history of population growth. Since 1820, there have only been two time periods where Australia has seen a net annual decline: between 1915 and 1916 during the First World War and from 2020 to 2021 during the international COVID-19 lockdowns. Read more

Exploring the Link Between Population Growth and Property Prices

By: McCrindle

Over the last couple of years, the key factors driving Australia’s population growth have all fallen. Read more

Melbourne set to become Australia’s largest city – McCrindle

By: McCrindle

Such has been Melbourne’s growth, it was just three years ago its population reached 5 million, two years after Sydney hit the milestone, yet it will close out this decade at 6 million, getting there ahead of Sydney. Read more

The Future of Housing In Australia

By: McCrindle

Australia needs to build an additional three million homes over the next two decades to provide the needed infrastructure to house Australia’s growing population. By 2041 we will have 13 million homes, up from 10 million in 2021. Read more

Australia’s Future Demographic Identity

By: McCrindle

Australia’s most recent census was a timely reminder that every stat tells a story. Data has the power to show us where we have come from and gives us a glimpse into the future of what could be. Read more

Impacts of COVID-19 on Population Growth

By: McCrindle

The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) population data has arrived, highlighting the impacts of COVID-19 on our population. Read more

World Population Day Sunday July 11 – a Glimpse Into the Future

By: McCrindle

World Population Day seeks to bring attention to important population issues of today. At present there are more than 7.8 billion people in the world. By 2050 the world population is projected to reach 9.7 billion, an increase of 1.9 billion people over 30 years. Read more

The Rise of the Regions: Australia’s Are Moving to Regional Areas

By: McCrindle

Australia is experiencing a population shift to the regions, according to the latest internal migration data released by the ABS. This trend, which we called ‘The Rise of the Regions’ in our top trends for 2021, is counter to the historical trend of Australia being a capital-city centric nation. Read more

How COVID-19 is Likely to Affect Australia’s Population Forecast

By: McCrindle

This global pandemic is bringing about a series of unprecedented events to the Australian economy and our way of living. This will also have a large and likely long-lasting effect on Australia’s demographic landscape. Read more

The Global Population is Set to Peak in 2064

By: McCrindle

The latest population modelling shows that the dire forecasts of global overpopulation and food shortages are unlikely to eventuate. Read more