The non-Indigenous pyramid has a more even spread of ages through the population. Population pyramid of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous populations, 2016 Source: ABS, 2014 , ABS, 2013  In 2015, there were 18,537 births registered in Australia where one or both parents were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander (six in every 100 births) .Overall, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women had more children and had them when they were younger compared with non-Indigenous women.Technology gives children the ability to learn in ways their parents and grandparents never had.
Yet, that immediate access is changing the way students think about work and how they feel emotionally.
We’ve put together a list of some the pros and cons that surround the technology in the classroom debate. Educational technology has its plusses and minuses.
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, states and territories need to collect details about their patients, including whether a person is Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander .
The information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations is getting better, but there are still limitations.
The general shapes of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and the non-Indigenous pyramids are different.
The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander pyramid is wide at the bottom (younger age-groups) and narrow at the top (older age-groups); this shape shows that the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population is a young population.
Information has been drawn from up-to-date sources to create a picture of the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia (including information for the states and territories: New South Wales (NSW), Victoria (Vic), Queensland (Qld), Western Australia (WA), South Australia (SA), Tasmania (Tas), the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Northern Territory (NT).
Sources include government reports, particularly those produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
Data for these reports are collected through health surveys, by hospitals and by doctors across Australia.
An important issue when collecting health information is to make sure that it is accurate and reliable.
The NT had the highest percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in its population. Indigenous people made up 3.1% of the total Australian population. Estimated Indigenous population, by state/territory and Australia, 30 June 2016 Source: Derived from ABS, 2014 , ABS, 2016  In 2016, around one-third of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people lived in major cities, almost one half lived in inner and outer regional areas and one in five lived in remote and very remote areas .