Why people want to learn more about their population: The rise of ‘digital natives’
When it comes to population information and the spread of digital technologies, people want it all.
This year, there is no shortage of information to digest, and a lot of it is generated by the likes of Facebook and Twitter.
In fact, the amount of information available on the web is growing by leaps and bounds, with over 200 million posts created in 2017 alone.
This is no small feat, and the trend is only going to continue.
But how do we ensure we’re not going to become a nation of digital natives?
We have to take the digital challenge on head-on.
That means getting to grips with the fact that our population is constantly changing.
In order to keep up with the needs of our society, we need to keep an eye on what is happening on a regular basis.
But before we start, here’s a quick rundown on the basics of population data.
What is population data?
Population data is the information contained in government statistics that shows how many people live in a particular location.
A number of governments collect this data in order to provide useful insights into the health of populations.
There are many reasons why governments collect data on population, and some of the more popular reasons are: To identify and monitor population trends