Dataset: VIF2008 Projected Population Totals and Components – Vic RVic MSD 2006-2056


This file contains projected population totals and components (births, deaths,
migration etc.) for Victoria, regional Victoria and the Melbourne Statistical
Division (MSD) for each year from 2006 to 2056. Included are explanatory notes
for the Victoria in Future 2008 a first release population projections.

Victoria in Future 2008 is the official population projection set of the State
of Victoria. Projections have been released four times, beginning with
Victoria in Future 1997. The data provide an insight into the likely future
size, location and structure of our population, as well as components of
population change (births, deaths, migration) and the way we form households,
given assumptions about the continuation of current societal, economic and
demographic trends. Victoria in Future data is used widely within state
government, as well as the private and community sectors. The data are used to
understand the population as it stands and as it is likely to be, and is used
most often in the strategic planning for businesses and organisations
including, but not limited to: land use and development, health and community
services, transport, justice, retail and commercial, water, energy and

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