The majority of people living in the Northern Territory in 1938
were Aboriginal, outnumbering others by more than two to one. Host
Aborigines lived in rural areas, so the disproportion there was
striking. Women were the minority of all sectors of the population.
The annual report of the administration for 1937-8 gave a 'total'
population of 6,704, which included the substantial Asiatic numbers
but excluded Aborigines. It was the highest non-Aboriginal population
recorded since the...[Show more]
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