Australia and Migration statistics

There is always a  big media circus about  boat arrivals via our border, but the major influx of people into the country is mainly through migration  and the population coming through  the other borders( the airports) the boats arrival population  is hardly a drop in the ocean and  the boat arrivals merely stand as a debate for politicians  to gain popularity and votes

According to the 2011 Census of Population and Housing, almost half of Australia’s
population people were either born overseas or had a migrant parent. Migration continues to be the major component of population growth in Australia.

Migration statistics in australia

In the past 15 years the number of China-born Australian residents has more than tripled.

Refugee intake Australian Migration

australian migration statistics

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Australia consistently ranks in the top three resettlement countries in the world, along with Canada and the United States of America. Australia granted 13 759 humanitarian visas in 2011–12

For more details on Australia’s migration intake you can  visit this link here

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Latest Australian immigration and visa figures from the OECD

The main source countries for new permanent residents in Australia under the Australian migration programme in 2011/12 were India (29,000) and China (25,500). The OECD reports that seven of the top ten countries of origin for new residents in 2011/12
Australian migration levels for next 12 months to be maintained

What are the Australian migration levels for next 12 months?
Australian migration zone

The Australian migration zone refers to the parts of Australia n territory where a non- citizen must hold a visa to legally enter and

Australian Migration Point Calculator 2013:


  1. Wow, I had no idea that so many people migrate to Australia each year! It looks to me like Australia is the place to be, especially since it is experiencing such rapid growth. Maybe I’ll take a vacation there this summer and see what it’s like for myself. However, it looks like I might need the help of a migration agent to help with the Visa as well.

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