This report presents the findings of the seventh Scanlon Foundation Mapping Social Cohesion Survey conducted in 2014.
Each year there are many more applications for resettlement in Australia than available places. For details, please see Refugee Resettlement fact sheet.
What do Australians really think about social cohesion, population and immigration issues? The Public Opinion section includes fact sheets and reports on survey findings.
Australia's Humanitarian Program was capped by the Commonwealth government at 13,750 places annually from 2010-13. It was increased to 20,000 for 2013-14. For details, please see Asylum seekers: onshore fact sheet.
Fact sheets and tables presenting Australian population and immigration statistics can be found in the Statistical Trends section.
Mapping Social Cohesion 2014 discusses public opinion on social cohesion, trust, immigration, asylum seekers, and ethnic, cultural and religious diversity.
Statistical tables for Australian population growth, permanent immigration, temporary immigration and asylum seekers.
Maps based on 2011 Census data illustrating the distribution of selected birthplace groups of Australia's five major cities.
Inventory of polls conducted in Australia with reference to population and immigration issues.
Links to major policy statements and selected media commentary on immigration.
Videos of talks and panel discussions at the Mapping Social Cohesion 2013 and 2014 launches.
Department of Immigration and Border Protection publishes detailed analysis of census data on birthplace, ancestry, language and religion, The People of Australia (2014)
Melbourne language study reveals extent of diversity, The Age (Craig Butt and Allison Worrall, 11 July 2014)
Now nearly 40% of Sydneysiders speak a non-English language at home, The Sydney Morning Herald (Inga Ting, 11 July 2014)
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