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Whither Tasmania? A note on Tasmania's population problem

Jackson, Natalie; Kippen, Rebecca


Tasmania has recently experienced four consecutive years of net population decline. In total these years have witnessed the net loss of 4,000 people. However, in the 18 to 38 age group category, the net loss has been substantially greater, 11,400 over the past four years, and nearly 19,000 (12.5 per cent at that age) over the past decade. This paper argues that the emerging age structure, which is beginning to resemble an apple core, poses a massive threat to Tasmania’s future. The paper...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
Source: People and Place


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