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  • Migration, Australia (cat. no. 3412.0) brings together statistics on international migration into and out of Australia, internal migration within Australia (including interstate and intrastate) and information on overseas-born residents of Australia. Migration is described in the context of the Australian Government's migration program and comparisons are provided with other countries. The latest edition includes:
    • summary information on the Australia's Population by Country of Birth, Net Overseas Migration and Net Interstate Migration; and
    • data cubes.
  • Reflecting a Nation: Stories from the 2011 Census (cat. no. 2071.0) presents commentary and statistical analysis using data from the 2011 Census. Analysis will be included on the following broad areas of interest: population; cultural diversity; living arrangements; community; education; work; and housing. Articles will be progressively released from June 2012, of interest is an article titled, Cultural diversity in Australia.
  • Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2010 (cat. no. 6250.0) provides information about recent migrants, that is people who were born overseas and arrived in Australia during the 10 years to November 2010, as well as temporary residents, who had planned to stay in Australia for 12 months or more. The publication includes a summary of findings and data on employment, difficulties faced in finding a job, length of time taken to find work, unemployment, labour force participation, qualifications and household income for migrants and temporary residents.

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