Australia's Migration Trends Report for 2012-2013 released

Australia's Migration Trends Report for 2012-2013 has been released

A new report has been released by the DIBP enclosing details of migration trends in 2012-2013. The report provides a variety of information on migration, countries of origin, citizenship grants and the international student visa programme. Some report highlights include;

  • 207,900 migrants settled permanently in Australia, up 7.7%
  • 126,350 Subclass 457 visas were granted
  • 60,185 family stream visas were granted
  • 20,019 visas were granted under the Humanitarian stream
  • The international student visa grants were the highest since the GFC
  • ‚ÄčTourist numbers from China increased by 25% during the year.

The full report is available here.