The Global Population is Set to Peak in 2064

By: McCrindleThe latest population modelling shows that the dire forecasts of global overpopulation and food shortages are unlikely to eventuate.Indeed, the challenge for many countries will not be managing population growth, but trying to attract migration to deal with population contraction. It...

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In Defence of the Name Karen

By: McCrindleMuch has been made of the name Karen in popular culture recently. Through memes and social media, the name has been used as a euphemism for a woman of privilege who is demanding at the expense of others.Yet the Australian births data paints a very different picture.Karen is one of the...

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After COVID-19: What Will Never Be the Same

By: Michael McQueenWith the dramatic changes that have occurred across the globe in recent months in the midst of our modern crisis, many of our standing systems have had to rework their regular ways of doing business. As many of these adaptations are working quite well for the people and...

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Australia’s Top Baby Names 2020

By: McCrindleEach year Australia’s states and territories publish the top names given to babies in the previous year. McCrindle collates this data from the respective states and territories, analyses it, and uncovers the nation-wide trends. The data is in, and Australia’s top baby...

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COVID-19 Leads to Panic Buying Contagion

By: McCrindleAt the start of the year, no one could have predicted how one virus that started in the Chinese city of Wuhan, a place most people would have never heard of until this year, would affect the lives of almost everyone in the world.For most Australians, COVID-19 is experienced in the...

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Dear Australia, RE: The Coronavirus

By: Akos Balogh Dear Australia,The Coronavirus has intruded into our lives. While only a few weeks ago we were breathing a sigh of relief at the deluge of water that ended the worst fire season in living memory, we’re now facing the worst health crisis in decades.The Coronavirus came out of...

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