New Zealand: Annual migration has hit a new record

December 19, 2014
Rise in number of overseas students relocating to New Zealand

During the period of immigration boon a decagon ago, annual immigration of the students from overseas nations has increased to 50,000 and the economics anticipate 60,000 migrants the coming year.  New Zealand’s government found, more Indians coming to the country for higher education and most of its citizens returning back from Australia.

From the new statistics of New Zealand, it was found that the country has recorded a net gain of 49,800 migrants in the year 2014 November month. 

It has accounted largest number of visitors from India with a figure of 4500 followed by 4100 count of Australians. The officials of the country observed a steady surge in candidates arriving from India with student visas.

Previously China is the main source of student visa arrivals and now its chief source is India. Australian financial economists told that, exemption of the employment restrictions on immigrants from previous year made the figure of student arrivals to the country to increase to 1,000 in a month.

With the steady maintenance of low interest increasing rates, the country’s government expects more immigrants stay in the country, according to Australian financial service sources. In the second half of coming year, New Zealand is anticipating around 60,000 immigrants from overseas nations.

This strong steady maintenance of immigrants count can surge the country’s economy by holding more skilled workers. With the rise in relocating students count from India and the remigration of New Zealand citizens from Australia, the job market of the country is expected to be tougher.

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