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Indigenous Australians

The Indigenous population in Yarra Ranges has grown by 154 people as of the August 2011 Census. This represents a 17.6% increase since the 2006 Census. The total number of Indigenous residents in Yarra Ranges at the 2011 census was 972 residents. Indigenous people reside throughout the municipality, with Healesville being a centre for community.

More than half (53%) of Indigenous residents were under 25 years of age, compared to 33.5% of non-Indigenous residents.