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The Department of Social Services’ Settlement Database – 2018 Annual Settlement Data Tables

The Department of Social Services’ Settlement Database – 2018 Annual Settlement Data Tables

The Department of Social Services (DSS) has released the 2018 Annual Settlement Data Tables on the data.gov.au website. The data tables are drawn from the Department’s Settlement Database and report on permanent settlers currently residing in Australia, as of the 4th January 2019. The data tables are broken down by National and State/Territory data, with the following parameters:

  1. Column: Migration Streams – Humanitarian, Family and Skilled.
  2. Row:
    • Age band
    • Gender
    • English Proficiency
    • Local Government Area
    • Country of birth
    • Ethnicity
    • Religion
    • Language

Access to the data tables can be via the following link:

https://data.gov.au/dataset/ds-dga-8d1b90a9-a4d7-4b10-ad6a-8273722c8628/details?q=Settlement

Other information on the Settlement data reports (ie the Data Dictionary, Data Caveats and Data Request form) can be found at:

https://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/settlement-services/programs-policy/settlement-services/settlement-reporting