Every Australian is wealthier

This article raises the question of how the average worth of Australians is calculated. As most students in school would consider themselves worth far less than $94,100 the question of the distribution of financial worth among the population could be a topic for investigation and project work. The interpretation of the values given is not trivial and might be considered in association with work in the social science curriculum.

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