India is primary source of immigrants to Australia

INTERESaustimmigAccording to statistics released by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection, India is the dominant source of immigrants to Australia in 2014-15, when the country received 34,874 Indian immigrants.

The immigrants include people who were accepted under the family, skill and special eligibility categories. The migration programme does not include refugees.

Following India’s lead as the country for immigrants to Australia are China, the UK, Philippines, and Pakistan.