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Home ownership transitions and Indigenous Australians

Author/editor: Crawford, H, Biddle, N

Paper no: 19

Category: Census paper

Year published: 2016

This report uses the recently released Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset to examine transitions into and out of home ownership from 2006 to 2011 among the Indigenous population. Although home ownership may not fit with everyone's aspirations and circumstances, analysis previously undertaken by...

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The changing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population: Evidence from the 2006–11 Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset

Author/editor: Biddle, N, Crawford, H

Paper no: 18

Category: Census paper

Year published: 2015

Populations change and grow through time. Keeping track of this change and associated improvements or worsening in outcomes is a key role for statistical agencies and researchers, and is necessary for an informed and evidence-based policy debate. This is no truer than for Aboriginal and Torres...

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Education Part 3: Tertiary education

Author/editor: Crawford, H, Biddle, N

Paper no: 17

Category: Census paper

Year published: 2015

Using a range of data—including the newly released Australian Census Longitudinal Dataset—this report presents a profile of Indigenous tertiary students and higher educational outcomes. An earlier report in this series reported improvements in the rate of Indigenous high school completion, both in...

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Residential Segregation: Income and Housing Dimensions

Author/editor: Biddle, N

Paper no: 16

Category: Census paper

Year published: 2013

Where a person lives has the potential to shape their choices and outcomes. It is reasonably well established that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australians are more likely to live in remote areas than the non-Indigenous population and that this has implications for their...

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Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Marriage Partnerships

Author/editor: Biddle, N

Paper no: 15

Category: Census paper

Year published: 2013

The Indigenous population is projected to continue to grow at a much faster rate than the non-Indigenous population over at least the next 20 years. One explanation for this rapid growth is a high rate of mixed marriage partnerships with the children of these partnerships tending to be identified...

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Population Projections

Author/editor: Biddle, N

Paper no: 14

Category: Census paper

Year published: 2013

The aim of this paper is to provide a preliminary set of projections at the national and regional level for the Australian Indigenous population. Using population estimates from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the most recently available vital-statistics data, it is projected that the...

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Trends in partnering and fertility among the Indigenous population

Author/editor: Venn, D & Crawford, H

Paper no: 13

Category: Census paper

Year published: 2018

This paper uses data from the Census of Population and Housing to examine trends in Indigenous partnering and fertility between 2006 and 2016. The proportion of Indigenous adults who are partnered (either married or living in a de facto relationship) fell during the period examined. There were...

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