3106.0 - Demography News, Feb 1999  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/02/1999   
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Indigenous population birth and death statistics

Based on the 1996 Census, it is estimated that for Australia as a whole about half of all deaths of Indigenous people are being recorded as such in registered death statistics. Indicators of the coverage of registered Indigenous births and deaths are given in Births, Australia 1997 (Catalogue no. 3301.0) and Deaths, Australia, 1997 (Catalogue no. 3302.0).