6250.0 - Characteristics of Recent Migrants, Australia, Nov 2019 Quality Declaration 
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Key Statistics

At November 2019:

  • 1.9 million people in Australia were recent migrants or temporary residents
  • 50% had permanent visas or had become Australian citizens
  • 68% of recent migrants and temporary residents were employed, with a labour force participation rate of 72%
  • 69% of recent migrants held a non-school qualification before arriving in Australia and 35% had obtained a non-school qualification after arriving in Australia