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Australia
People in Australia
Demography
POPULATION:
22,751,014 (July 2015 est.)
Race and Ethnicity
CULTURE
DEVELOPMENT
ECONOMY
Mining is one of the most important industries in Australia.
POLITICS
AUSTRALIA
SOCIOLOGY REPORT
Native Australian People
Modern Australian People
Aboriginal Australian People
Indigenous Australian Group
Anangu
Koorie
COMPOSITION
AGE COMPOSITION
0-14 YEARS
4,072,280 (17.9%)
15-24 YEARS
2,989,396 (13.14%)
25-54 YEARS
9,480,454 (41.67%)
55-64 YEARS
2,689,271 (11.82%)
65 YEARS & OVER
3,519,613 (15.47%)
Courtesy: The World Factbook
Courtesy: The World Factbook
GENDER
FEMALE
MALE
50.15%
49.86%
Nuclear Family
is the dominating type of the modern family in Australia.
FAMILY
English (25.9%)
Australian (25.4%)
Irish (7.5%)
Scottish (6.4%)
Italian (3.4%)
German (3.2%)
Chinese (3.1%)
Indian (1.4%)
Greek (1.4%)
Dutch (1.2%)
Others (15.8%)
Unspecified (5.4%)
RELIGION
PROTESTANT (30.1%)
CATHOLIC (25.3%)
CHRISTIAN (2.9%)
ORTHODOX (2.8%)
BUDDHIST (2.5%)
MUSLIM (2.2%)
HINDU (1.3%)
ARTS
MEDIA
CUISINE
SPORTS AND RECREATION
The
rock art
of Australia's Indi
genous peoples is the oldest and richest in the world, dating as far back as 60,000 years and spread across hundreds of thousands of sites.
ARTS
Courtesy: Wikipedia
The Story of the Kelly Gang
(1906), the world's first feature length film, spurred a boom in Australian cinema during the silent film era.
MEDIA
The Australian New Wave of the 1970s brought provocative and successful films, many exploring the nation's colonial past, such as Picnic at Hanging Rock and Breaker Morant.
The Mad Max series
, the so-called Ozploitation genre, is one of the international blockbuster-movies.
Most Indigenous Australian tribal groups subsisted on a simple hunter-gatherer diet of native fauna and flora, otherwise called
bush tucker
.
CUISINE
Courtesy: Wikipedia
The Melbourne Cricket Ground is strongly associated with the history and development of cricket and Australian rules football, Australia's two most popular spectator sports.
SPORTS & RECREATION
Courtesy: Wikipedia
Some famous writings include the
Jerilderie Letter
, which was dictated by
Ned Kelly
to
Joe Byrne
in February 1879. It is the only document providing a direct link to the Kelly Gang and the events with which they were associated.
LETTERS
LITERATURE
From the 1830s, distinctive early Australian poetic voices began to emerge.
Charles Harpur
was regarded as the country's leading poet.
POETRY
Published in 1901,
My Brilliant Career
by
Miles Franklin
is often said to be the first authentic Australian novel.
NOVEL
Courtesy: Australian Government
Courtesy: Australian Government
Courtesy: Australian Government
By the late 19th century, Australian writers began to focus on stories showing real life experiences and everyday adventures, such as settling in Australia and family life.

Ethel Turner
is a well-known writer of that time. Her highly successful book,
Seven Little Australians
was published in 1894.
CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
Majority of the population lives in urban areas around the coast.
89.4% in Australia is an urban Community.
Charter schools
-combine public funding with private management.
EDUCATION
Huge and ancient underwater volcanoes discovered off coast of Sydney.
SCIENCE
Start-up Infratech's floating solar rafts generates 57 per cent more energy than rooftop solar and can deliver consumers 10-15 per cent saving on black energy.
TECHNOLOGY
MEDICAL
Bionic Ear
Heart Peacemaker
MILITARY
From weapon systems to advanced body armor. the Army is constantly evolving to extend its capability.
Gold surpassed wool as the nation's major export.
The Copyright Amendment (Online Infringement) Bill 2015
Australian senate passes controversial anti-piracy, website-blocking laws

CRIME AND DEVIANCE
The Northern Territory is the murder capital of Australia. Australian Bureau of Statistics shows the Northern Territory has the highest rate of murder at 7.7 per 100,000 people.
ENVIRONMENT
Australia has the worst mammal extinction rate in the world.

1 out of 3 mammal extinctions in the last 400 years have occurred in Australia.

Most of Australia’s wildlife is found nowhere else in the world, making its conservation even more important.
87% of our mammal species, 93% of reptiles, 94% of frogs and 45% of our bird species are found only in Australia.

THANK YOU
Didgeridoo
Vegemite
Federal Parliament Democracy and Commonwealth Realm
Thylacine
CURRENT ENDANGERED SPECIES
There is no class system in Australia. Australia is demonstrably egalitarian.
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION
Prime Minister Ben Chifley
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