Immigration arrivals hit another record high
July 12, 2019 | 16 comments
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released visitor arrivals and departures statistics for the month of May, which reveals that the number of permanent and long-term arrivals into Australia hit another record high.
In the year to May 2019, there were a record 848,570 permanent and long-term arrivals into Australia, up 6% from May 2018, and only partly offset by 554,140 permanent and long-term departures:
Subtracting departures from arrivals, there were 294,430 net permanent and long-term arrivals into Australia in the year to May 2019, up 7% on May 2018 and way above the 43-year average of 155,364:
Despite the Coalition promising to cut immigration, migrants continue to flood into Australia en masse.