Australian Bureau of Statistics
3238.0 - Experimental Estimates and Projections, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 1991 to 2021 Quality Declaration
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/09/2009
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The median age of the Indigenous population is estimated to have increased from 20.1 years in 1991 to 21.0 years in 2006, and is projected to increase to between 23.9 and 24.1 years in 2021.
The proportion of Indigenous children aged 0-14 years is projected to decrease from 38% in 2006 to 34% in 2021, while the proportion of Indigenous people aged 55 years and over is projected to increase from 8% in 2006 to between 11% and 12% in 2021. The proportion of Indigenous people aged 25-54 years is projected to increase marginally, from 35% in 2006 to 36% in 2021.
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