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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 09/02/2006   
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Contents >> Population >> Population composition >> Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population

At 30 June 2001, the experimental estimated resident Indigenous population of Tasmania was 17,400, or 3.7% of the total estimated resident population of Tasmania.

For further information on Indigenous statistics click on the following link to the Indigenous Themes page on the ABS web site.


ESTIMATED RESIDENT INDIGENOUS POPULATION, Tasmania - As at 30 June 2001r(a)(b)

Units

Aboriginal
'000
16.1
Torres Strait Islander
'000
2.4
Total(c)
'000
17.4

Non-indigenous
'000
454.4

Total estimated resident population
'000
471.8

Proportion of population which is Indigenous
%
3.7

r figures have been revised since previous publication
(a) Experimental estimated resident Indigenous population.
(b) Estimates have been rounded to the nearest 100 and as a result discrepancies may occur between sums of component items and totals.
(c) Includes persons of both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin.

Source: Population Distribution, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2001 (cat. no. 4705.0); and Australian Demgraphic Statistics, 2003 (cat. no. 3101.0).


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