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Table 4 Remittances by years of absence

From: The remittances of migrant Tongan and Samoan nurses from Australia

COHORT 0–5 years 5–10 years 10–15 years 15–20 years 20–25 years >25 years
Nurses (n=) (% total group) 7 (0.046) 31 (0.203) 52 (0.340) 26 (0.170) 22 (0.144) 15 (0.098)
Others (n=) (% total group) 62 (0.182) 78 (0.229) 32 (0.094) 36 (0.106) 50 (0.147) 83 (0.243)
Remitting households (%)       
Nurses 0.857 0.967 0.981 0.885 0.905 0.867
Others 0.823 0.833 0.846 0.813 0.725 0.904
Remittances/remitter (A$)       
Nurses 3416.7 3713.8 3521.6 3378.3 3068.4 2984.6
Others 1729.4 2996.5 3321.4 3263.1 3765.7 2656.0
Remittances/household (A$)       
Nurses 2928.6 3590.0 3453.9 2988.5 2776.2 2586.7
Others 1422.6 2497.1 2811.2 2652.2 2729.5 2400.0
Household Income(A$)       
Nurses 29728.6 33953.3 36586.5 40087.5 41257.1 43020.0
Others 22465.0 27537.4 31427.5 30613.3 32171.2 32280.8