Increase In Births Breaks Records Again: Abs 11th November 2009 - Views: 267 Tasmania had the highest fertility rate, with 2.24 babies per woman, slightly higher than the Northern Territory (2.22), while the Australian Capital Territory had the lowest at 1.76.
Rmit Maths Wiz Crunches Stats For Melbourne Cup 2nd November 2009 - Views: 399 Dr Bedford and his team of researchers have simulated statistics for the 2009 Melbourne Cup.
More Couple Families Without Dependent Children 6th June 2008 - Views: 273 Most people who lived in a private dwelling in Australia in 2007 lived in a family household (87%), and one in 10 people lived alone, according to a new report on families from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The number of couple families without dependent children rose 30% over the last 10 years (from 44% of all families in 1997 to 48% in 2007). The proportion of families that were couple families with dependent children fell from 40% of all families in 1997 to 37% in 2007.
Business More Innovative, Internet Income Up 20%: Abs 25th June 2009 - Views: 260 Although the proportion of businesses receiving orders over the internet was relatively unchanged at 24%, the income received from internet orders rose by 20% to $81 billion.
New Estimates Of Indigenous Life Expectancy Released: Abs 25th May 2009 - Views: 248 The ABS reported that the life expectancy of Indigenous men is 11.5 years lower than for non- Indigenous men, while life expectancy of Indigenous women is 9.7 years lower than for non- Indigenous women.