Big rise in births outside marriage



  1. What was the percentage increase in births outside of marriage from 1985 to 1995?
  2. Using the answer to Question 1 find an error later in the article in reporting another percentage increase. Speculate on what you think the correct statement might have been.
  3. What was the total number of babies born in Australia in 1995? In 1985?


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