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Posted on December 17 2022

Arrival of 171,000 immigrants in Australia in FY 2021-2022

By  Editor
Updated September 25 2023

Highlights: Know about immigrants in Australia in FY 2021-2022

  • Australia is a popular destination for foreign nationals to migrate
  • It welcomed 171,000 immigrants in the fiscal year of 2021 to 2022
  • The fiscal year ended on June 30, 2022
  • The data was published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Immigration to Australia increased by 171%

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Abstract: Australia welcomed 171,000 international individuals in the fiscal year of 2021-2022.

Australia is a popular overseas destination for study, work, or settling. Every year a significant number of international individuals migrate to Australia. The current year too witnessed a substantial number of immigrants arriving in Australia.

The fiscal year of 2021-2022 witnessed the arrival of 171,000 immigrants on the shores of Australia. The data was published by ABS or the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Details about immigrants in Australia in FY 2021-2022

The fiscal year for 2021-2022 ended on June 30, 2022. It witnessed the arrival of 171,000 immigrants.

The fiscal year of 2020-21 saw fewer numbers of immigrants arriving in Australia due to the pandemic, but the immigration rate increased by 171%. It increased from 146,000 to 395,000 and the migrant departures decreased to 3%, that is, 231,000 and 224,000.

Each state and territory of Australia witnessed an increase in immigration levels. Details are given below:

Increased Immigration in States & Territories of Australia
State/Territory No. of Arrival in FY 2021-2022
New South Wales 62,210
Victoria 55,630
Queensland 23,430
South Australia 12,080
Western Australia 9,500
ACT 3,120
Tasmania 2,740
Northern Territory 2,130
Total 170,840

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The increase was influenced by more student visa holders. Australia has reputed and top ranking universities offering quality education. A significant number of international students opt to study in Australia.

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