Statistics and Indicators

Estimated resident population by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status

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  • The population of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT was 6500 (1.6% of the total ACT population) in 2016.
  • The ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population and the ACT total population differed markedly with over half (52.2%) of the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population aged less than 25 years (compared with 32.9% for the total ACT population) where those aged 65+ years comprised only 3.2% (compared with 12.6% for the total ACT population)

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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics 2017, 2016 Census: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples QuickStats, ABS, Canberra