3106.0 - Demography News, Mar 2001  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/03/2001   
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The assessment in Deaths, Australia 1999 (ABS Cat. No. 3302.0) that from 1990-92 to 1997-99 there appears to be some improvement in the life expectancy of Indigenous people in South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory may not be correct. For further information see Demography Working Paper 2001/2 - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mortality: Evaluation of Experimental Indigenous Life Tables on this web site. Comments are welcome.