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Improving estimates of occupancy rate and population density in different dwelling types

Talent, Mishka


Population density is heterogeneous, and using large spatial areas as a basis for estimates from highly urbanised areas leads to unrepresentative values. This work shows that population density estimated at the census district level (average 225 dwellings) in Canberra, Australia, poorly reflects dwelling types. Data at the individual block level (net or gross block area) greatly improve the estimates. Eight typical dwelling types in Canberra are used to show that there is a relationship between...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design
DOI: 10.1177/0265813516649596


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