Demographic projection as a tool for analysing trends of community vulnerability
Glavac, Sonya, Hastings, Peter A., & Childs, Iraphne R. (2003) Demographic projection as a tool for analysing trends of community vulnerability. Australian Journal of Emergency Management, 18(3), pp. 9-20.
This paper discusses the potential for using demographic and socioeconomic data projections to study geographical and temporal trends of community vulnerability to hazards. Several techniques are outlined, and their practical application critically discussed in relation to variables considered to be indicators of hazard vulnerability. Demographic projections for Southeast Queensland Local Government Areas were generated, mapped and discussed as an illustration of possible information outputs.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||The contents of this journal can be freely accessed online via the journal’s web page (see hypertext link).|
|Keywords:||hazards, demography, socioeconomic data, data projections, geographical trends, temporal trends, community vulnerability, Indicators|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > DEMOGRAPHY (160300)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > HUMAN GEOGRAPHY (160400)
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > QUT Carseldine - Humanities & Human Services|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2003 (Please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||22 Jul 2004|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:03|
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