Surge in interstate travellers moving to South Australia, ABS data reveals
The number of interstate residents permanently moving to South Australia is at its highest level in almost 30 years.
The state recorded positive net interstate migration for the third consecutive quarter, according to recent figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The new data, released on Tuesday, showed there were 130 people that moved to SA in the December quarter, with a total of 104,800 people moving to a different jurisdiction across the nation.
There were 3900 less people that moved interstate, compared to the same period in 2019.
Just over 100 people moved to SA in the June quarter, and 77 migrated in the September quarter, according to the ABS figures.
Last year — for the first time since 1992 — SA recorded an entire year of positive net migration.
SA Premier Steven Marshall said the state earned its global reputation for its safe and affordable lifestyle.
He said the rest of the nation was “finally” realising there was “no better place” to live, work, and raise a family.
“Business confidence is also high; we are smashing new home …
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