A projection of Australia’s future fertility rates
Estimates of Australia’s future population depend on assumptions about the future fertility rate. In this paper for the Centre for Population, Professor Peter McDonald analyses Australia’s past fertility trends and develops projections of Australia’s future fertility rates under a number of scenarios.
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Historical fertility rates
- Centre for Population estimates of historical fertility rates by single year of age, for Australia and by state/territory, by financial year, measured by occurrence
Fertility rates projections
- Professor McDonald’s projections of future fertility rates for Australia and by state/territory for three scenarios