Population Projections


Level of study: Career Based/Vocational

Policymakers and planners use projections of the size and structure of the population to gauge future human resources and the demand for infrastructure and services. This short-form micro-credential introduces the method used to project populations by age and sex. The micro-credential is aimed at analysts, policymakers, and planners in all sectors employing population data, such as education, labour force, health and social care. Participants will gain hands-on experience accessing relevant data, deriving inputs and applying the projection method.
How to derive the projection inputs in terms of future fertility
Mortality and migration
Demographic processes affect population change
Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion, enrollees will have the knowledge and skills to:
Explain the procedure of population projection
Generate projection inputs in terms of justifiable future series of demographic processes
Understand the role of demographic processes in changing population structures
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This micro-credential may be undertaken as a stand-alone course.

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