Dr Qing Guan

BA in Culture and Communication (UIR), Master of Social Research (Advanced) (ANU), PhD (Demography) (ANU)
Research Fellow, School of Demography
ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
T: (02) 6125 8934

Areas of expertise

  • Migration 440303
  • Demography 4403

Research interests

  • International migration
  • Immigrant integration and settlement
  • Chinese in Australia
  • Population spatial analysis
  • Multiregional demography
  • Internal migration
  • Population projection
  • (Applied) Demographic modelling


Qing is a research fellow at the School of Demography, College of Arts and Social Sciences and a member of the Australian Centre on China in the World. Qing’s research focuses on understanding the trends and consequences of migration using demographic and statistical tools. She has worked and published on immigrant population changes and integration in Australia, attitudes towards immigrants and ethnic representation in elections, international migration in the Asia Pacific region, and internal migration in China.

Researcher's projects

Scanlon Foundation Research Institute: Mapping social cohesion study

Australian Research Council Discovery project: The demographic consequences of migration to, from and within Australia 

Qing worked on the following projects:

ANU School of Demography - ACT Education Directorate joint research project Integrated School Enrolment Modelling (Postdoc research fellow, 2021-2022)

ARC Discovery project: Overcoming the problems of inconsistent migration data in the Asia Pacific (Research assistant, 2017-2019)

ARC Discovery project: The demographic consequences of migration to, from and within Australia (Research assistant, 2015-2017)

in NHMRC project: Accountable fertility treatment: An evidence-based framework for the provision of cost-effective, patient-centred fertility treatment in Australia (Research assistant, 2017)

ACT Education Directorate consultancy projects: School Enrolment Feasibility Study for Molonglo and North Gungahlin, Review of School Enrolment Projection Methodology, and Demographic and mobility assessment for East Gungahlin. (Research assistant, 2015-2018)



Projects and Grants

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