International Visitors to Australia

| January 7, 2013

January 7, 2013 ( National Visas ( – Australia ranks as one of the most popular destinations for people who want to work, complete business activities or have a holiday. National Visas has presented this information in the form of an Infographic to detail the numbers of international visitors in Australia.

The Infographic explains why Australia is an ideal place to visit for a range of reasons and how National Visas can assist you with the journey.

In 2010, a total of 5,279,743 visitors made their way to Australia, in 2011 there was a total of 5,461,437 visitors to the country. The top reasons for traveling to Australia include (1) holidaying for 2,449,855 visitors, (2) visiting friends and relatives for 1,338,892 visitors, (3) attending to business for 891,179 visitors, (4) pursuing education for 430,366 visitors, (5) finding employment for 131,581 visitors, and (5) other reasons for 219,566 visitors.

Most of the visitors come from New Zealand with 1,072,955, United Kingdom with 595,554, China with 474,607, and USA with 434,600.

Of the many places to see in Australia, the New South Wales is the most visited, followed by Queensland and Victoria.

With Australia being a multi-cultural society, data and statistics show that the nationalities of its migrants are varied. Chinese nationals are the most prominent with with population of 29,547, United Kingdom with 23,931, India with 21,768, Philippines with 10,825, South Africa with 8,612, Malaysia with 5,130, Vietnam with 4,709, Sri Lanka with 4,579, South Korea with 4,326, and Ireland with 3,700.

You may wonder what to see and do in Australia. Your options are plentiful as Australia is both a country and a continent at the same time. The top places to see here are the people who are known to be friendly and humorous. There is great food and it has a unique wildlife especially with the presence of the kangaroos and the koala bears. It is also home of the best beaches in the world. In a survey, Australia is voted as the second best country to live in the world. Its history and culture is rich and you have the option to work while you are visiting Australia.

If you are interested in traveling to Australia why not seek the assistance of National Visas as it has experienced and MARA-registered migration agents who will guide you through the process of applying for immigration to Australia. National Visas help you be among the next international visitors in Australia data.


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