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Research and Reports

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ResearchPress

ResearchPress 

An informative and up-to-date resource of monthly news in government and politics, society, data, international trends and more.

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​​Community Needs Analysis - Community Programs

The Department of Communities collects feedback about the community services it funds.

Community Programs 2016-17: Results from feedback on 2016/17 community services.

​​Community Needs Analysis - Population Profiles

A series of infographics showing the diversity of our cohorts, their complex needs, and the impact of our services.

  • Early Years in Western Australia

    This infographic presents some of the key data relevant to children 0-9 years of age - The Early Years.
  • Families in Western Australia

    This infographic presents some of the key data relevant to families in Western Australia.
  • Older Adults in Western Australia

    This infographic presents some of the key data relevant to older adults (people aged 60 years and over) in Western Australia.
  • Women in Western Australia

    This infographic presents some of the key data relevant to women (aged 18 years and over) in Western Australia.
  • Young Western Australians

    This infographic​ presents some of the key data relevant to young people.
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Economic

An update on economic conditions in Western Australia, Australia and around the world, as well as the latest analysis on demand, supply and affordability trends.

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Affordability Reports - Purchase Affordability

A series of reports presenting in-depth research on affordability and types of affordable product available in the Perth metropolitan area.

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Affordability Reports - Rental Affordability

A series of reports presenting in-depth research on affordability and types of affordable product available in the Perth metropolitan area.

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Housing Choice

The Housing We’d Choose’ study offers an insight into what matters most for Perth residents when selecting a home.

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Demand Model

This paper presents a method for estimating social and affordable housing demand at the Local Government Area (LGA) level.

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