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1 in 4 Australians are born Overseas
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistic, Migration State/Territory 2016-2017
increase of net overseas migration during 2015 in Australia
Source: Australian Government Department of Home Affairs
Where Migrants move to in Australia
1 in 4 Australian Residents are born overseas
Source: ABS Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Source: ABS 2011 Census of Population and Housing
PERCENTAGE OF MIGRANTS IN SYDNEY BY SUBURB - 2011
I chose to live in Bankstown due to its Vietnamese community and its convenience for me to travel to work
Thanh Nam Nguyen, Male, 42, Bankstown Resident
Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics
of migrants settle in urban areas
This is because urban areas provide work opportunities that pay more, access to developed facilities/technology, improved infrastructure and better access to resources, such as water.
Why Do Migrants Move to Australia
Freedom of expression, religion, sexuality
" I had no freedom until I arrived here"
Immigrants come to Australia to gain an education to provide a better life for themselves
FREEDOM AND RIGHTS
Australia is the 20th richest country in the world
"Australia made it possible for me to work"
Reunification with Family
Through the family stream migration
Through the skill stream
"No one can live life to the full where there are war and fighting"
Thanh Nam Nguyen, Male, ..., Bankstown Resident
WAR AND POLITICAL CONFLICT
POVERTY AND LOW INCOME
This could be due to high unemployment rates and people move to places where jobs are available
"I wasn't able to live where there were war and fighting, the government was not helping the people "
Thanh Nam Nguyen, Male,42, Bankstown Resident
People Migrating to Australia
Family Visa Streams
Source: Australian Government Department Home of Affairs
The impact on Australia and LGA
Migrants will increase population in 2050 by
Contributing to Australia's GPD
Increase workforce participation rate by
Over their lifetime, skilled migrants contribute
Temporary skilled migrants contribute
Family stream migrants contribute
Source: Visa Solutions
An average of 1.9 births per woman
By 2055, people aged over 65 will be more than double working people aged 15-64
Ageing population slows down labour force growth.
"Migration Council of Australia says 250,000 migrants would be needed a year to boost the economy to an acceptable level of $1.6 trillion by 2050."
Source: Visa Solutions
TOP 3 ETHNICITIES IN BANKSTOWN
TOP 3 ETHNICITIES IN AUSTRALIA
Source: World Atlas
What can you spot in your LGA that indicates it's multiculturalism?
Cultural festivals and celebrations
-Chinese New Year
Different religions, seen by temples and schools
Multitude of Languages
CREATED BY Michelle Le Nguyen 9.4