In 2011, there were 699.900 Indigenous people living in, Australia, accounting for 3% of the total Australian population. Understanding the spatial distribution of different population groups is a key element in the socio-economic planning and policy-making process relating to specific population groups.

This is a map of every indigenous person counted by the 2011 ABS Census. The map has 699.900 dots - one for each person. Try zooming in to see the incredible details. We used ABS Census data from 2011.

Developed by Meead Saberi. Bryan Hong. Julian Li, Emily Chen, and Sajjad Shafiei at Monash University for GovHack 2015.

Indigenous population dot map of Australia


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