3106.0 - Demography News, Mar 2002  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/04/2002   
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The aim of the one day Understanding Demographic Data course is to provide an understanding of the framework of demographic data and the processes which shape the population. The course covers the relationship between Census data and Estimated Resident Population data; components of population growth; population projections; estimating the population of small areas; some tools for analysing demographic data and population dynamics. The course costs $342 per participant including a light lunch, course notes and a copy of Australian Demographic Statistics (Cat. no. 3101.0).

The next courses are scheduled for Adelaide, Darwin, Alice Springs and Melbourne. If you would like more information or to register, please email or telephone the contact person listed below for the relevant centre.

Adelaide course on 10 April 2002
contact Krystyna McKinley krystyna mckinley@abs.gov.au or 08 8237 7367,

Darwin course on 16 April 2002
contact Megha Raut megha.raut@abs.gov.au or 08 8943 2122,

Alice Springs course on 18 April 2002
contact Megha Raut megha.raut@abs.gov.au or 08 8943 2122, and

Melbourne courses on 4 and 5 June 2002
contact Carol Soloff carol.soloff@abs.gov.au or 03 9615 7384.

For general inquiries, please contact Sue Taylor sue.taylor@abs.gov.au or (02) 6252 6141.

FOR YOUR DIARY - Understanding Demographic Data is scheduled to be held in Sydney on 24 October 2002. Further information will be included in the next issue of Demography News.