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Australia's Standard of Living & Lifestyle Magnetizes the Immigrants- AMES Report

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 13, Mar 2018

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The living standard and lifestyle of Australia is key attraction factor for immigrants moving here every year says a survey report released by Adult Multicultural Education Services (AMES). The survey focused on the different reasons for which migrants and refugees immigrate to Australia and on what factors their successful integration in Australia depends. A few of such factors are their age, English language proficiency, etc. at the time of their arrival.

Key AMES Survey on Immigrants

The key agency for settlement, i.e. Adult Multicultural Education Services (AMES) arranged this survey to understand the various factors that impact the immigration and integration of immigrants in the land down under. It took the sample size of 131 immigrants and refugees staying in Australia in 2nd half of the year 2017. The participants in the survey were between ages 18 and 50 years and belonged to countries, i.e. China, India, Thailand, Iran Syria, Vietnam, etc.

Australian lifestyle and living standards- key attraction factor among immigrants

Talking about their reasons for coming to Australia, about 52 percent mentioned the higher living standard and lifestyle of Australia as the main factors. Moreover, nearly 24 percent people answered that democratic policies as well as freedoms, attracted them to Australia. The AMES survey results also match with the findings of US News and World Report for best countries released earlier this year.

Also read- Australia ranks as 2nd Best Country in the world for 'Comfortable Retirement' Parameter

As per US News and World Report, Australia ranks among the top 10 countries in the world for key parameters, i.e. Countries for a Comfortable Retirement, Quality of Life, Countries to Travel Alone, Citizenship, Countries for Education, Countries for Raising Kids, etc.

Australia's World Ranking as per US News & World Report

Australia's Ranking Ranking Parameters
2 Countries for a Comfortable Retirement
4 Countries to Headquarter a Corporation
4 Countries to Travel Alone
5 Quality of Life
6 Countries for Education
6 Countries to Invest In
8 Citizenship
8 Countries for Green Living
8 Countries for Women
8 Forward-Looking Countries
9 Countries for Raising Kids

Other findings of AMES survey

The survey conducted by Adult Multicultural Education Services (AMES), also revealed few more key findings. For instance, about 64 percent admitted that learning English as the largest obstacle that some way or other is impacting on their settlement and integration in Australia. In fact, the English learning has been found a crucial need for most participants.

Democracy and freedom was for 38 percent of participant over the age of 50, while for the younger ones (between 18 and 29) give equal weightage to lifestyle.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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