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Territorians or mobile Australians? a profile of the urban electorate

Jaensch, Dean; Loveday, Peter


At the end of the first world war the Northern Territory contained less than 4,000 whites and a larger, but uncounted, population of Aborigines. The non-Aboriginal population remained small throughout the 1920s and 1930s, and at the time of the 1947 Census it had not quite reached 11,000. Rapid growth came in the 1960s, and vas marked by successive Censuses: 44,500 in 1961 (Aboriginals were counted for the first time), 56,500 in 1966, 85,700 in 1971, 98,200 in 1976, and 122,800 in 1981. If this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965- Present)
ANU North Australia Research Unit (NARU)
Date published: 1983
Type: Book


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