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  • The New Zealand population: A synopsis of trends and projections 1991 - 2016

    Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Dharmalingam, Arunachalam; Hillcoat-Nallétamby, Sarah; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-05)
    Although there are many excellent documents and online resources available on New Zealand population trends, it is useful to highlight some key trends in one short document. This paper provides a synopsis of trends with ...
  • Demographic change and transport needs in the Waikato region

    Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-09)
    This report has been commissioned by Environment Waikato (EW) as part of its review of the Land Transport Strategy for the Waikato region. The report identifies key population characteristics that impact on transport needs ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Population dynamics

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-09)
    New Zealand regions have markedly different population dynamics. Population change in a region is driven by three different factors: fertility, mortality and migration. A fourth factor that is often related, momentum, is ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Population structures

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-10)
    The age structure of a region’s population affects many areas of social and economic development across all sectors, including employment, housing, welfare, health and education. This is mainly because different age groups ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Population geography

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-10)
    This paper is primarily concerned with the spatial aspects of population, namely with: (i) patterns of settlement (urban, rural) and attendant population size variations by region, (ii) changes over time between rural and ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Household and families, and their dwellings

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-11)
    Household structures and patterns of home ownership can have important implications for the wellbeing of populations. This paper explores regional differences in Household Structure and Home ownership for the period 1986 ...
  • New Zealand Regions, 1986-2001: Education and qualifications

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-11)
    This paper investigates changes in patterns of education and the highest qualifications people gained over the period 1986 to 2001 for the regions of New Zealand. Education is an essential element in the accumulation of ...
  • Description and spatial analysis of employment change in New Zealand regions 1986-2001

    Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-11)
    Over the last two decades New Zealand has undergone fundamental economic restructuring, and phases of slow and rapid growth, which have resulted in some dramatic changes in the regional economies. This paper provides a ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Incomes

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-11)
    This paper investigates income trends in the Regions of New Zealand between 1986 and 2001. It also looks at additional factors of age and ethnicity which have a bearing on the results. Investigations of median, upper and ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Industries and occupations

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2005-12)
    This paper provides an analysis which examines the differences in the industrial and occupational structure of New Zealand regions. Using data compiled by Statistics New Zealand from Goods and Services Tax (GST) registrations ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Labour market aspects of human capital

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006-02)
    This paper provides an analysis of labour force participation, full and part-time work and unemployment, over the 1986 – 2001 period. Using a non-conventional estimation technique devised for this paper, the paper also ...
  • Population trends, convictions and imprisonment: Demographic divergence, dichotomy and diversity

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006-02)
    The links between population patterns and trends, and policy and planning for the justice system is important. The trends in the number of convictions and imprisonments by regional councils are investigated for the period ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986-2001: Dependency and development of social capital

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Cochrane, William; Lindop, J. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006-03)
    The development of social capital is significantly affected by benefit dependency of the population. This paper investigates measures of social cohesion and measures of dependency on society across the regions of New ...
  • New Zealand regions, 1986 – 2001: Hospitalisation and some related health facts

    Pool, Ian; Baxendine, Sandra; Katzenellenbogen, Judith M.; Howard, S. (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2006-03)
    Once age and gender composition is controlled for, regional health differentials are a function of problems of health service delivery, of socio-economic variance, and overall Māori Pakeha health differences. They indicate ...
  • Demographic change and regional competitiveness: The effects of immigration and ageing

    Poot, Jacques (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2007-02)
    The demographic profile of a region is usually seen as a slowly changing background phenomenon in the analysis of regional competitiveness and regional growth. However, regional demographic change can have a significant ...
  • Changes in social security eligibility and the international mobility of New Zealand citizens in Australia

    Poot, Jacques; Sanderson, Lynda Margaret (University of Waikato, Population Studies Centre, 2007-06)
    This paper is concerned with the international mobility of New Zealanders who migrate to Australia. One in ten New Zealand citizens lives in Australia and their settlement and subsequent mobility is important from demographic, ...
  • End-user informed demographic projections for Hamilton up to 2041

    Cameron, Michael Patrick; Cochrane, William; Poot, Jacques (Population Studies Centre, 2007-12)
    This report provides a set of projections of the population of Hamilton City and the larger Hamilton Zone. The projections have been calculated by means of the cohort component model. The projections can be considered ...
  • Meta-analysis of empirical evidence on the labour market impacts of immigration

    Longhi, Simonetta; Nijkamp, Peter; Poot, Jacques (2008-02)
    The increasing proportion of immigrants in the population of many countries has raised concerns about the ‘absorption capacity’ of the labour market, and fuelled extensive empirical research in countries that attract ...