Net migrant arrivals near 300,000

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released visitor arrivals and departures statistics for the month of November, which reveals that the number of permanent and long-term arrivals into Australia remains turbo-charged.

In the year to November 2019, there were 844,960 permanent and long-term arrivals into Australia, up 2% from November 2018, and only partly offset by 547,920 permanent and long-term departures:

Subtracting departures from arrivals, there were 297,040 net permanent and long-term arrivals into Australia in the year to November 2019, up 3% on November 2018 and way above the 43-year average of 156,745:

Despite the Coalition promising to cut immigration, migrants continue to flood into Australia en masse.

Unconventional Economist

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