March-year migration rises, according to provisional data

March-year migration rises, according to provisional data
Gavin Evans
By Gavin Evans May 14 (BusinessDesk) - Provisional migration data suggests the country gained a net 4,500 permanent and long-term residents in March, down from a revised 8,565 in February but up from 3,396 in March last year. That takes the provisional net gain for the 12 months through March to 56,100 from 55,065 in the February year and 50,600 for the March 2018 year, Stats NZ says. The provisional 12-month figure may be adjusted higher or lower by about 1,600, the government statistician says. The latest figures are subject to la...

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