Numbers show most Indigenous Australians live in city

APN NewsdeskAUSTRALIA'S indigenous population has reached 669,900, or 3% of the nation's total population, figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed on Friday,

The demographic data showed that contrary to popular belief, most indigenous Australians lived in the cities, with 60% in major cities and inner regional areas.

It also confirmed New South Wales had the largest indigenous population, at 208,000, followed by Queensland with 189,000 and Western Australia at 88,300.

Nearly a third of the Northern Territory's population is indigenous and Victoria had the smallest proportion of Aboriginal Australians, at less than 1% of the total population.



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