Journal article

Australian migration propensities by visa class: an analysis of linked administrative data

Jeromey B Temple, Peter F McDonald

Journal of Population Research | Springer (part of Springer Nature) | Published : 2018

Abstract

Following a number of difficulties measuring net overseas migration (NOM), since 2006 the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has defined a usual resident of Australia as a person who spends at least 12 months of any given 16-month period in Australia. This is ascertained through matching of individual records for persons moving across Australia’s borders, including their Arrival and Departure Cards, their passport movements and their visa grants. The total number of persons counted into the population through arrival in a given quarter is termed NOM Arrivals. The total number of persons counted out of the population through departure in a given quarter is termed NOM Departures. The net of..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research


Funding Acknowledgements

Data for this study were made available to the authors by the former Department of Immigration and Citizenship. Author 1 is funded by the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CE1101029). The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors alone.