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MYAN NSW – NSW Youth Settlement Snapshot – A report on the data: 2016 – 2017

SCOA member, Multicultural Youth Affairs Network NSW has released a Youth Settlement Snapshot: A report on the data 2016 – 2017 .

This is a comprehensive report on youth settlement trends in NSW across the Humanitarian, Family and Skilled Migration programmes. The report looks at a range of demographic data, such as: language, gender, age, religion, visa type and settlement location.

Key Findings of the Report:

  • Humanitarian youth arrivals more than doubled in 2016-17 and 44% of all young people arriving through the Humanitarian Programme settled in NSW.
  • 23% of the humanitarian arrivals to NSW were young people aged 12 to 25.
  • Young people arrived in NSW via 3 migration streams: Skilled programme (23%), Humanitarian Programme (36%) and Family Programme (41%).
  • Fairfield and Liverpool were the top settlement locations for young people arriving through the Humanitarian Programme.
  • Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Iran and Myanmar were the top 5 countries of birth for humanitarian youth arrivals.

Read the full report and the info graphic below.

For more information visit MYAN NSW website.