Net immigration surges to 250,000

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) yesterday released its Australian Demographic Statistics for the March quarter of 2019, which revealed that Australia’s population continues to grow manically led by surging net overseas migration (NOM), mostly into Sydney and Melbourne.

According to the ABS, Australia’s population rose by 1.6% in the year to March 2019, well above the 38-year average:

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