Population

Australians ditch religion at rapid rate, becoming more diverse

<b>(CNN) —</b> Australia is becoming older and more diverse -- both culturally and religiously -- according to new data from the country's census.<p>While the first census in 1911 found the average Australian was a 24-year-old man, last year the typical Aussie was a married 38-year-old woman, who lives in a …

News

The number of super-rich 'ultra-high net worth' people in the world is growing

The last 12 months saw an increase in the number of super-rich people in the world, a change from the decline in 2015, despite political and market uncertainty. The biggest increases in wealth occurred in North America and Asia, with the biggest falls coming in Latin America and the Caribbean. The …

Wealth

Australian census: religious affiliation falls as population changes rapidly

First results show 29.6% of people say they have ‘no religion’ Most people born overseas from Asia not Europe for first time Less than one-third of homeowners own their home outright Census 2016 liveblog: follow developments here<p>Australia’s rapidly-changing population is more godless, more Asian …

Human Geography

This is Australia as 100 people

If Australia were just 100 people, what would it look like? New Census data gives us an opportunity to find out.

Demographics

Census points to need for extra fed MP

Population growth and movement is likely to boost the number of federal MPs to 151, a new study shows.<p>A paper by the Parliamentary Library published …

Human Geography

Census 20

Second-generation Australians will soon be in a minority.<p>The census shows Australia reached a "tipping point" in 2016 where only slightly more than …

Torres Strait Islander

One metric shows that race in America is about to experience a dramatic shift

The demographics of the United States are changing quickly, and there is no simpler way to understand that than to look at the most common age of each race and ethnic group.<p>The US Census Bureau recently released its estimates of the US population as of July 2016. Besides an estimate of the total …

Human Geography

Australian census shows high rates of home ownership 'slipping away'

Australia’s median personal income rises to $662 a week – with ACT workers bringing home the most money<p>High rates of home ownership are slipping further into Australia’s past, with soaring house prices and ultra-low interest rates pushing a higher proportion of residents into rental properties in …

Home Ownership

Serpentine-Jarrahdale fastest growing region in Australia:Census

Perth's outer southeast is the fastest growing region in Australia with the population more than doubling in the last six years, according to the …

Torres Strait Islander

Weighted population density

(This article was first published on <b>R – Decision Science News</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>DENSITY THE AVERAGE PERSON EXPERIENCES<p><b>CLICK TO</b> …

Data Science

Census reveals continued home ownership plunge

The great Australian dream is moving further from reality, with the 2016 census showing a another increase in renting and fewer home owners having …

Mortgages

Islam most common religion in Australia after Christianity

More than half of Australia's population is Christian but Islam (still a minority) has emerged as the most common religion after Christianity, …

Human Geography

Census 2016: results give 'accurate account of modern Australia' – live

The first results from last year’s census are being released today. A minister insists that despite the #censusfail, the results are accurate. So how has Australia changed in the past five years? Follow the findings live …

Human Geography

Census 2016: ACT has nation's largest population growth, Gungahlin the driver

People in the ACT are younger, earn more and marry less as the capital territory recorded the largest population growth out of all states and …

Torres Strait Islander

Census 2016: Renting population growing as Great Australian Dream fades

Australia’s cohort of renters is on the rise: there are now as many Australians renting as there are people who own their property outright.<p>A total …

Real Estate

Census stories: how has your town or suburb changed over 10 years?

Are people moving into your area or away? Is the population getting older? Has the cost of housing has gone up? Here you can see how your area has changed in key statistics from the Australian census. Then you can tell us what it feels like to live in that area, and read comments from other people …

Census

UN: Half of world's population growth is likely to occur in Africa

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nigeria will overtake the United States to become the third-most populous country in the world by 2050, according to a United Nations report.<p>Currently the seventh-most populous country in the world, the West African nation is projected to surpass the 300 million people mark by 2050, …

Africa

Finland has far fewer wild wolves than previously thought, census shows

Data reveals there are 150 to 180 animals in Finland, where government awards licences to hunt them<p>Conservation groups have raised concerns over Finland’s wild wolf population after a new census found numbers far below those regarded as naturally sustainable.<p>Data from the Finnish National Resources …

Wildlife

Migrants, big cities, and our direst problems

<b>Our age is one big contradiction</b>:<p><b>Around the world</b>, people are flocking to big cities. But we are abandoning other cities — our rust belts and rural …

Cities

Religion and World Politics part 18 - Stephen Chan

It’s an emo­tive term, a value-laden term, every time we men­tion Zionism. In fact, as a mod­ern doctrine—and that’s what it is, quite a mod­ern …

Israel

Trumpcare's national numbers are horrifying. The state numbers bring the horror home.

×<p>Tag History<p>trumpcare created by Laura Clawson at 06/26/2017 08:39 AM<br>• HealthCare trumpcare created by Laura Clawson at 06/26/2017 08:39 AM<br>• HealthCare …

Liberal POV

One Key to a Rust Belt Comeback: Job Hubs

Cleveland is looking to make inclusive growth attainable by connecting jobs to people and people to jobs.<p>The story of Cleveland’s long decline and nascent recovery is a well-worn one. Lately, the city has latched onto a local sports team’s slogan to brand our comeback: “Believeland.” This optimism …

Cities

The U.S. population is increasing in age and diversity

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows an increase in median age, as well as growth in all racial and ethnic demographics. Video provided by Newsy Newslook

U.S. Census

Remember the Population Bomb? It’s Still Ticking - ASHARQ AL

In tiny Lesotho, a landlocked kingdom in southern Africa, about one-third of its estimated two million people spent much of the past two years in …

Middle East

Demographics Are Destiny: Challenges And Opportunities In An Aging Population

The delayed effect of slower population growth is now contributing to a secular decline in labor force growth.<p>Since 1962, the nominal GDP level has …

Business

Does Caitlyn Jenner Have A Blonde Girlfriend? New Report Claims She’s Dating Again

Maybe blondes <i>do</i> have more fun! Caitlyn Jenner was spotted leaving hotspot restaurant Craig’s with a much younger light-haired lady, who a recent …

Celebrity News

Why Are Crowded City Dwellers Living the Slow Life?

What is the psychology of living in a densely populated place? If you think of New York or Los Angeles, you might be inclined to imagine the fast …

Psychology

Census Finds A More Diverse America, As Whites Lag Growth

America's diversity remains on the rise, with all racial and ethnic minorities growing faster than whites from 2015 to 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau says in a new snapshot of the national population. The agency also found the U.S. median age has risen to nearly 38.<p>Asian and mixed-race people are the …

Human Geography

Future Humans: How Many Of Us Will There Be?

Planet Earth is a vast place, with humans scattered all over it.<p>But how we're distributed is far from even. About half of the planet's 7.5 billion people live in just seven countries. China tops the list with over 1.4 billion people, while its neighbor India is catching up fast at 1.3 billion. …

Human Geography

World Energy 2017-2050: Annual Report

<i>By Dr. Minqi Li, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Utah</i><p>This Annual Report evaluates the future development of world energy supply and …

Energy