Continuing challenges in attempting to measure the size, and changing size, of Australia's indigenous population

Tom Wilson, Tony Barnes

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Abstract

    The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recently released the publication 2006 Population Distribution, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians which contains 2006 Census usual residence counts and Estimated Resident Populations (ERPs). This paper comments on selected data from the ABS report and reviews some of the challenges faced in attempting to measure the size, and changing size, of the nation's Indigenous population.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)12-21
    Number of pages10
    JournalPeople and Place
    Volume15
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

    Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Continuing challenges in attempting to measure the size, and changing size, of Australia's indigenous population'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this