It said that there remains a 60/40 split between migration and births and deaths when it comes to population growth in the nation.
And it seems that the most popular area for foreign people to settle in is New South Wales, with the report stating that some 30 per cent of all overseas nationals coming to Australia moving to the state, allowing it its highest level of population growth (1.5 per cent) for four years.
Australia enjoys immigration from a number of different countries worldwide, with the likes of UK, US and Chinese nationals being among the most keen to settle in the nation.
Overall, in the past year, the state which saw the biggest increase in population was Western Australia, where the number of people rose by nearly three per cent.
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