New Zealand net yearly migration remained same for November 2017 as revealed by the latest report of the Statistics New Zealand. The number of individuals arriving for a holiday to New Zealand increased to 1.9 million by 8.6% in the last year. Net yearly migration for the last 12 months was the same as in November 2016 with 70, 400.
The figures of the Statistics New Zealand reveal that net arrivals of citizens were 71, 700. This was a decrease from the previous year with 72, 300, as quoted by the Home NZ City. The recent trends reveal that net annual immigration to New Zealand is actually decreasing. These figures were revealed by the Statistics New Zealand.
The decrease in net yearly migration to New Zealand is due to the departures of overseas citizens in the nation. This was informed by Peter Dolan the Senior Manager for Statistics. In the November 2016 year the departures were 22, 900 while for the November 2017 year it has increased to 27, 800, said Dolan.
Increased number of non-citizen immigrants arrived in New Zealand in 2017 with 99, 500. This was an increase from 95, 100 in the previous year. Chinese nationals remained the highest source of immigration with 9500.
India was the second nation with 6800 arrivals from the nation. However, immigration from India decreased by 25% when compared with the previous year. There was also a decrease of 17% in the number of student visas allocated to the nationals from India.
Short-term traveler arrivals reached 3.7 million for the November 2017 year. This includes tourists, people traveling for work and people visiting friends and family. This is a record increase of 8% from the previous year.
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