2016 Census Papers

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Detail from Gulach (2006) by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Indigenous residential segregation in towns and cities, 1976–2016

Author/editor: Markham, F & Biddle, N

Paper no: 4

Year published: 2018

Indigenous people tend to live in different parts of Australian towns and cities than the non-Indigenous population. This is due to a combination of historic and contemporary government policies, the agency of Indigenous people, and the constraints placed on residential location by the interaction...

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Detail from Guach (2006) by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Preschool participation

Author/editor: Crawford, H & Biddle, N

Paper no: 3

Year published: 2018

Results of the 2016 Census show that, at a national level, the preschool participation rate among Indigenous children has increased substantially over the past decade. Furthermore, preschool participation rates for Indigenous and non-Indigenous children have converged over this period, most...

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Terry Ngamandarra Wilson, Gulach (detail), painting on bark, private collection © Terry Ngamandarra, licensed by Viscopy, 2016

Indigenous Population change in the 2016 Census

Author/editor: Markham F, Biddle N

Paper no: 1

Year published: 2017

The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of the changing size and spatial distribution of the Indigenous population of Australia, comparing the results of the 2011 and 2016 censuses. The paper summarises five key aspects of the intercensal change: • the growth in the estimated population of...

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Detail from Gulach (2006) by Terry Ngamandara Wilson

Income, Poverty and Inequality

Author/editor: Markham, F & Biddle, N

Volume no: 2

Year published: 2018

CENSUS Paper Income, poverty and inequality This paper uses data from the 2006, 2011 and 2016 censuses to analyse the distribution of income within the Indigenous population, and between the Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations. Particular attention is given to geographic variation in...

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