Australian Bureau of Statistics
4713.0 - Population Characteristics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2001
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Population characteristics of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: 2001 Census
A profile of the socioeconomic characteristics of Australia's Indigenous population released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today showed that the average (mean) equivalised gross household income for Indigenous Australians was 62% of the income level for non-Indigenous Australians in 2001.
The report, based on 2001 Census data, includes national level analyses of the demographic, household composition, language, education, work, income and housing characteristics of Indigenous Australians.
Some of the main findings were:
Further details are in Population Characteristics, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2001 (cat. no. 4713.0). A set of tables are also available for each state and territory via this web site.
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This page last updated 26 March 2008