3106.0 - Demography News, Jul 2001  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/07/2001   
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The aim of this one day 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 and costs $342 per participant (including a light lunch, course notes and a copy of Australian Demographic Statistics, Cat. no. 3101.0).

The course continues to be well received and is contributing to a better understanding and use of ABS's demographic data among a wide range of clients from Commonwealth, State and Local Government bodies, business and community groups.

The next courses are scheduled for 9 and 10 October in Darwin, 12 October in Alice Springs and 23 & 24 October in Perth. If you would like more information or to register, please contact Megha Raut for the Darwin and Alice Springs courses (megha.raut@abs.gov.au or (08) 8943 2122), and Sue Lee for the Perth courses (sue.lee@abs.gov.au or (08) 9360 5935). A course may also be offered in Canberra at the end of the year, please contact Tina Brozinic for more details (tina.brozinic@abs.gov.au or (02) 6207 0105). For general inquiries please contact Sue Taylor (sue.taylor@abs.gov.au or (02) 6252 6141).