We’ll cut tens of thousands of immigrants – Little

August 30, 2017 // Uncategorized

Migration from the United Kingdom had the biggest increases on a net basis, up 53 percent to 6750, with net South African migration also up 50 percent to 4862.

The number of net migrants from Australia dropped to 469, from 1750 a year earlier.

China continued to be the biggest source of migrants on residence visas, rising 12.2 percent to 3413 in the year to the end of July, ahead of the total residence visa gain of 7.2 percent to 16,661.

There was a 15.3 percent increase in work visas granted in the year, to 45,397, while student visas dropped 9.9 percent to 24,132 and NZ and Australian citizen arrivals rose 6.3 percent to 38,740.

Migration from the United Kingdom had the biggest increases on a net basis, up 53 percent to 6750, with net South African migration also up 50 percent to 4862.

The number of net migrants from Australia dropped to 469, from 1750 a year earlier.

China continued to be the biggest source of migrants on residence visas, rising 12.2 percent to 3413 in the year to the end of July, ahead of the total residence visa gain of 7.2 percent to 16,661.

There was a 15.3 percent increase in work visas granted in the year, to 45,397, while student visas dropped 9.9 percent to 24,132 and NZ and Australian citizen arrivals rose 6.3 percent to 38,740.