3106.0 - Demography News, Sep 2001  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/09/2001   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All


Demography Working Paper 2001/5 - Evaluation of Administrative Data Sources for Use in Quarterly Estimation of Internal Migration Between 2001 and 2006 has been released. It concludes that Medicare data remains the best administrative data source available for preparing postcensal internal migration estimates. Even though data problems exist, population coverage and timeliness in particular point to its superiority over other data sources.