Migrants are healthier than the average Australian, so they can’t be a burden on the health system

Jatrana, Santosh (2017) Migrants are healthier than the average Australian, so they can’t be a burden on the health system. The Conversation, 7 July 2017.

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[Extract] Developed economies, including Australia, have increasingly been using international migration to compensate for demographic trend and skill shortages. Australia has one of the highest proportion of overseas-born people in the world: an estimated 26% of the total resident population was born overseas. This is expected to increase over the next decade.

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FoR Codes: 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4403 Demography > 440303 Migration @ 100%
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