Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.
Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).
Eather, Bronwyn. 1990. A grammar of Nakkara (Central Arnhem Land coast, Australian National University: PhD.
Eather, Bronwyn. 2005. A learner's guide to the Na-Kara language. Winnellie, NT: Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation.
Eather, Bronwyn. 2011. A grammar of Nakkara (Central Arnhem Land coast). Outstanding grammars from Australia. Muenchen: Lincom Europa.