eBook: The rise of Victoria

The Victorian population is currently booming, with growing ranks of younger people rejuvenating the population profile.

Partly this is being driven by Australia-wide trends in fertility and immigration, but it also reflects Victoria’s unique fortunes – particularly a recent reversal of inter-state migration flows in Victoria’s favour.

In turn these dynamics are reshaping the regional balance of Victoria, and recasting Melbourne’s urban landscape. For example, for the first time in Melbourne’s history, housing developments in existing areas currently outweigh greenfield developments on Melbourne’s fringe.

This paper outlines the emergence of these trends and explores their consequences, presenting analysis from each level of .i.d’s analytical method. An understanding of state-level population flows is of limited use if you don’t know to which regions, towns and suburbs those flows will be directed.

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