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3106.0 - Demography News, Feb 2008  
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Information paper on population concepts

Recognising the demand for research into various population concepts, the ABS has prepared an Information Paper on population concepts. The objectives of the paper are to discuss a range of population concepts, highlight the difference between various concepts and some of the measurement issues associated with them. The following population concepts are discussed in this paper:

  • Population present;
  • Usually resident population;
  • Legal population;
  • Economic population;
  • Working population; and
  • Service population.

The paper is scheduled for release on 12 March 2008.

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