Thank you for signing up. Sorry, it looks like an error occurred. From the gold rush in the s to today's opportunities for skilled migrants: is Australia really the most successful multicultural society in the world? Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull likes to say that Australia is the most successful multicultural society in the world. In fact, the only country that has a higher overseas-born population is Saudi Arabia 32 per cent which permits foreigners to work but does not offer permanent residency or citizenship. Nearly half of all Australians were born overseas or have at least one parent who was.
Our migrants are mostly following the Aussie dream, data shows
Asian immigrants altering Aussie suburbs, Australia/NZ News & Top Stories - The Straits Times
Posted August 20, Asia is Australia's largest source of permanent migrants, according to the latest available figures from the Department of Home Affairs. Notes: Australia appears in the list of country of birth due to temporary migrants in Australia who had children here before changing status to permanent migrants. Countries with fewer than five people are not included in the list; there were 28 of those. This is part of a new daily series featuring charts which tell a story. If you know of some data that fits the bill, we'd love to hear about it.
Asian immigrants altering Aussie suburbs
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The three most recent consecutive censuses i. According to the latest census in Australian Bureau of Statistics, a , approximately South Australia is the fourth-largest state and is located in the southern central part of the country.