1362.7 - Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, 2005
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 10/08/2005
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ABS confirms - no man drought in the Northern Territory
There are more men than women in the Northern Territory, according to the latest figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Across the Territory there were 111 men for every 100 women, higher than the national ratio of 99 men for every 100 women at 30 June 2003.
The Darwin & Environs region (see media note) had the highest proportion of men, with 113 men for every 100 women. The Central Region had the lowest, with 107 men for every 100 women.
Other highlights from the publication Regional Statistics, Northern Territory include:
Acting ABS NT Regional Director, Ian Furner said, "This latest issue of Regional Statistics, Northern Territory gives a fascinating insight into the Territory's people and regions, and is a useful tool for NT politicians, business owners and students".
Further details are in Regional Statistics, Northern Territory, 2005 (cat. no. 1362.7).
Media note: The publication presents information for the NT and its six government administrative regions:
(1) Darwin & Environs (Darwin City, Palmerston - East Arm, Litchfield and Finniss)
(2) Darwin Region Balance (Tiwi Islands, Jabiru, South Alligator, Daly and West Arnhem)
(3) East Arnhem Region (Groote Eylandt, Nhulunbuy, and East Arnhem Balance)
(4) Katherine Region (Victoria, Katherine, Gulf and Elsey Balance)
(5) Barkly Region (Tableland, Tennant Creek and Tennant Creek Balance)
(6) Central Region (Alice Springs, Tanami, Petermann, Sandover Balance).
National information is also presented for comparison.
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