The Effects Of Immigration On The Country 's Capacity And Growth

1045 Words Nov 1st, 2014 5 Pages
Since World War II that ended in 1965, more than two million migrants have entered Australia (Migrationheritage.nsw.gov.au, 2014). In 1947, the number of migrations was approximately 250,000 and in 2009 there was a rapid increase of migrants to approximately 450,000 (J. Shu et al- See Figure 1). Betts (2010) states that Australia has an ongoing referendum of individual’s attitudes towards the amount of migrants coming into the country. Although statistics show that majority of individuals aren’t happy about migrants coming into the country, it is not a reliable source to indicate what attitudes people have towards population growth (Betts, 2010). Immigration has a large impact on the country 's capacity and growth, which has resulted in many Australians becoming racist and against immigrants entering the country. Many people question if there should be incentives in place to reduce specific populations, such as Asian populations.

A biological population is known as the whole number of inhabitants occupying an area, such as a country or the world. These populations are continually being modified by increases, such as births and immigrations. They are also being modified by deaths and emigrations. The amount of human population is limited by the supply of food, the effect of diseases, and other environmental factors. Human population is also affected by reproduction and by certain developments, majorly in medicine and public health, which can extend an individual’s life…

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