Migration, the largest component of Australia’s population growth, is caught up in the identity of the nation. It strengthens Australia’s workforce, economy, and humanitarian obligations. Almost half of Australia’s population were either born overseas or have a migrant parent, according to the 2011 Census of Population and Housing. Furthermore, almost two thirds of Australians think that migration from a diverse range of countries makes Australia stronger.How do church attenders view immigrants and their impact on Australian society?
Authors: Miriam Pepper, Ruth Powell, Nicole Hancock
Powell, R., Pepper, M., & Hancock, N. (2014). Church attenders’ views of immigrants, NCLS Research Fact Sheet 14016. Sydney: NCLS Research.