Studies published during the 1960s and early 1970s noted that the Aboriginal population of
Australia had both high fertility and high mortality relative to the rest of the Australian
population, and envisaged rapid growth of the small Aboriginal component of the total population.
It was not until the late 1970s that signs appeared that Aboriginal fertility must have fallen
dramatically during the earlier part of the decade. Because of deficiencies in quantitative
description of the...[Show more]
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