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Indigenous Statistics for Schools


Purpose of Indigenous Statistics for Schools (ISS)

This online resource introduces statistics about Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It includes explanations of statistical terms and provides background on some factors that impact on the collection, dissemination and interpretation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander statistics.

The purpose of this resource is to:

1. Provide a single, easy to use source of statistics about Australia's Indigenous population for students and teachers.

2. Build skills and knowledge to use statistics critically and appropriately.

  • Purpose of Indigenous Statistics for Schools
  • Data limitations of Indigenous Statistics
  • How to find information on the ABS website
  • Contact details
  • ISS Home

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