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New data shows six million born overseas (Sky News)

18 December 20130 comments

More than six million people living in Australia were not born here, new migration figures have revealed – with Western Australia having the highest proportion of migrants.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics reveals that in June 2013 Australia’s population included 6.4 million migrants or 28 per cent of the population – an increase of 1.7 million people in the past decade.