|Total Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander births||18,295||23,510||24,388|
|Total fertility rate||1.93||1.70||1.63|
|Total fertility rate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women(b)(c)||2.29||2.34||2.35|
|Crude birth rate||13.6||12.1||11.6|
|Net reproduction rate||0.93||0.82||0.79|
- All jurisdictions recorded a decrease in birth registrations in 2022. This follows higher birth registrations in 2021.
- Care should be taken when interpreting data, due to changes over time in the completeness and coverage of responses by the parent(s) to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander question on the birth registration form.
- Fertility rates for 2021 and 2022 calculated using 2016 Census-based population projections will be higher than those based on 2021 Census-based projections, which are not yet available. For details see Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fertility rates in Methodology.
Total fertility rate is the number of registered births per woman.
Crude birth rate is the number of births per 1,000 estimated resident population.
Net reproduction rate is the average number of daughters surviving to reproductive age per woman.
Sex ratio is the number of male births per 100 female births.
All statistics are based on year of registration unless otherwise specified.