24 new immigrants to Australia each year, Mandarin becomes the first mainstream foreign language
Chinanews.com, August 8th. According to Australia.com, the Research Advisory Committee released the latest People of Australia Report on the 27th. The results of the report showed that Australia’s population is extremely diverse, with immigrants from all over the country. 26 countries and regions around the world. The report also pointed out that at present, in addition to English, Mandarin has become the most common language in China, with more than 252% of the total number of users in Australia.
The report shows that overseas immigrants living in Australia cover a wide range of birthplaces, covering 252 countries and regions around the world. The report pointed out that Australians currently live in Australia with the largest population; followed by those born in the United Kingdom with a number of 90; followed closely by immigrants born in New Zealand with a number of 48.3.
In addition, the Australian population report also shows that apart from English, Mandarin has become the most common language in Australia. Currently, people who speak Mandarin in Australia account for more than 1.5% of the total population. In addition, Italian, Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, and Vietnamese are also very common, but the total number of people who use these languages only accounts for 1% of the total.
Regarding the diversity of Australian overseas immigrants, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison said: "Australia is an extremely successful and cohesive immigrant country. We welcome people from all over the world to write Australia's history together."
Morrison continued: "This is the pride of all Australians. We have the ability to unite people from all over the world. This also urges Australia to continuously shape and update its immigration management methods to meet the challenges that it may face in the near future. ."
In addition, according to the Net Overseas Migration data report released by the Department of Immigration, approximately 24 immigrants enter Australia every year.
报告还显示，自2011年初至2014年5月，共有70.9万名15岁以上的海外出生移民来到澳洲。另据澳洲统计局(ABS)劳动力调查(Labour Force Survey)数据显示，共有38万名海外移民已经在澳获得工作。