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Contains experimental estimates of the Indigenous population of States and Territories of Australia from 30 June 1986 to 30 June 1996. The publication also includes age and sex details for selected years, sex ratios, median ages and comparisons between the Indigenous and the total population. Indigenous population estimates for 1996 will be provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission region. A comparison of the 1991 and 1996 Census-based estimates will also be included for 1986, 1991 and 1996. A description of the method used in deriving the estimates from 30 June 1986 to 30 June 1996 is included.