Australian Bureau of Statistics
6250.0 - Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2013 Quality Declaration
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 30/06/2014
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The following diagram shows the estimates for each of these groups.
The majority (82%) of recent migrants were aged 20-44 years on arrival. Of the 525,000 temporary residents, 79% were aged 20-44 years on arrival. (Table 3)
Around three quarters (77%) of recent migrants and temporary residents were the main applicant on their visa application form when they first arrived in Australia. (Table 5)
There were 312,100 people who had a temporary visa on arrival to live in Australia and had since obtained a permanent visa or Australian citizenship by November 2013. Of these, 55% had obtained a permanent visa while 45% had obtained Australian citizenship. Of those who had obtained a permanent visa, 55% held a Skilled visa and 33% held a Family visa. (Table 8)
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