Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Domain: 
Demography
Sub-Domain: 
Diversity
Measure: 
Percentage of population who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
Rationale: 
1

To ensure that communities reflect the diversity within them and that programs and policies are inclusive and culturally appropriate, it is important to know how many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are living in an area. It is important in a disaster context to ensure that information and programs are culturally appropriate and respectful.

Data Source: 
Queensland Regional Profiles, Office of Economic and Statistical Research, QLD Treasury, 2012


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