New South Wales

Expats in Oz are less of a drain on the public pure and there numbers are falling, according to the latest figures

by Ray Clancy on August 17, 2010

Expats settling in Australia are getting younger and choose to settle in the states of New South Wales and Victoria but numbers are falling, research shows.

Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics indicate that two thirds of the most recent Australian migrants are aged 15 to 34 and are highly desirable because they use fewer public services such as schools or nursing homes and have skills needed by the country.

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