Journal article

Projections of Older European Migrant Populations in Australia, 2016-56

Tom Wilson, Jeromey Temple, Bianca Brijnath, Peter McDonald, Ariane Utomo

Journal of Population Ageing | SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG | Published : 2021

Abstract

Many of the European migrant populations which settled in Australia in the three decades after World War Two are now much older, and their aged care and health care needs are changing. While there is a considerable literature on individual aspects of ageing in many migrant groups (particularly as it pertains to culturally appropriate aged care), little research attention has been given to population aspects of ageing and its implications. The aim of this paper is to address this lacuna by presenting projections of Australia's Europe-born older migrant population from 2016 to 2056. The population projections were created by a cohort-component model modified to accommodate multiple birthplace ..

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