The Government selects on the basis of education then goes no further. It prides itself but does nothing for the nation.
According to 2021 census data, 51,491 people in Australia were born in Bangladesh. Bangladeshi Muslim women here have significantly higher educational attainment than the wider Australian female population. The data shows 19.71% of Bangladeshi Muslim women in Australia have a postgraduate degree, compared with 5.41% of women in general. Overall, 22.75% of Bangladeshi Muslim women have a bachelor’s degree, compared with 15.87% of women across the board.
Source: Friday essay: ‘I trained to be an engineer … now I am a pickle seller’. What does migration do to a wife?