Talk:Demographics of Australia

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Immigration demographics[edit]

Given that immigrants make up a significant proportion of the Australian population, it is a bit odd that this article does not include a year by year breakdown of immigration numbers.

If you are going to include a detailed chart on the total number of births/deaths since 1900, wouldn't it make sense to also include a chart on the annual immigration figures?. The birth and death figures present a misleading picture without taking into account immigration numbers...for example, the record high birthrate in Australia since 2008 is largely down to a substantial rise in the number of immigrant arrivals over the past ten years.

Inchiquin (talk) 11:44, 26 July 2014 (UTC)

Black population[edit]

Why aren't there any statistics on the percentage of black people (i.e. non-white people of African ancestry) living in Australia? Surely there most be some info on it. 2604:2000:7FC0:1:994C:E811:2B3A:3A95 (talk) 09:26, 2 November 2014 (UTC)

You do realise that not all black people are from Africa? Statistics are not gathered based on the colour of skin, they're gathered on the basis of ancestry. Country of birth is detailed in the article. --AussieLegend () 09:31, 2 November 2014 (UTC)