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Intermarriage between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians

Heard, Genevieve; Birrell, Robert James; Khoo, Siew-Ean


Intermarriage between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is increasing as cultural and socioeconomic divisions are broken down. For the first time at the 2006 census, a majority of both male and female Indigenous persons were partnered with non-Indigenous persons. This analysis shows that location is more important than education or income in determining rates of intermarriage. In metropolitan areas the overwhelming majority of partnered Indigenous people live with, or are married to,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: People and Place


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