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The future of population growth in Victoria

  • Year: 2000
  • Author: Deacon, M
  • Journal Name: People and Place
  • Journal Number: Vol.8, No.1
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Victoria

The Victorian Department of Infrastructure has recently released a new set of population projections for all Local Government Areas and Statistical Local Areas in Victoria for the period 1996-2021. This article seeks to analyse the population projections at a broad level and evaluate the assumptions chosen. There is a discussion of the issues surrounding the respective futures of Melbourne and regional Victoria and the factors that may result in a change to those patterns projected by the Department of Infrastructure.

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