Females Outnumber Males in Australia

Did you know that in Australia, there are slightly more females to males? 124,700 more females, to be exact. (11.2 million females and 11.1 million males). The sex ratio, or the number of males per hundred females, has gone up from 2001.

Females outnumber males in most of Australia’s states and territories except in the Northern Territory and Western Australia.

The areas with the highest sex ratios include the Outbacks of Western Australia, Queensland, and the Northern Territory. They also happen to have significant mining activity.

The areas with the lowest sex ratios were inner and middle suburban areas.

• Inner East Melbourne
• North Sydney
• Hornsby
• Inner South Melbourne

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