Immigration Visa Allocations in 2022-23 Budget

Australian Visa Numbers planned for 2022-23.

The 2022-23 Australian Budget has released the planned visa grant numbers for the next financial year July 2022 to June 2023.

The total numbers of Visas in the planning numbers is the same as previous years, at 160,000, but with a change back to … Read the rest

2021-22 Australian Migration Program Planning Levels

2021-22 Migration program planning levels.

The 2021-22 Migration Program planning level has been confirmed  to remain at 160,000.  Subject to any further COVID changes that may affect any previous or current decisions.

160,000 permanent migration places have again been allocated for the years 2021-22 and 2022-23.

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2020-21 Migration Program Outcomes.

2020-21 Migration Program Outcomes.

The 2020-21 Australian Immigration program (1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021) was originally set with the total places available being capped at a ceiling of 160,000 for the year.

The final number of grants eventually came out at 160,052, with 79,620 from the skilled stream, … Read the rest

Parent Visa Outcomes 2020-21 Migration Program

2020-21 Migration Program Outcomes: Parent Visas.

4,500 Parent visa places were finalised in the 2020-21 Migration Program year.

  • 3,600 Contributory Parent places.
  • 900 Non-Contributory Parent places.

However, there were also 14,827 new applications lodged in the year.

The number of applications still on hand, in the pipeline, had increased to … Read the rest

Skill stream grants in 2020-21 Migration Program

2020-21 Migration Program Skilled Visa Grants.

79,620 places were delivered under the skill stream in the 2020-21 Migration Program outcomes.

71.2% of applicants finalised in the 2020-21 Skill Stream were delivered to applicants onshore.

Visa Places Granted by Skill Visa Category.

  • 23,503 Employer Sponsored
  • 14,268 State/Territory Nominated
  • 13,585 Regional
  • 11,198
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Main Nationalities in 2020-21 Migration Program.

The largest source citizenship countries of migrants into Australia in 2020-21 were:

  1. China with 22,207 places
  2. India with 21,791 places
  3. United Kingdom with 12,703 places
  4. Philippines with 11,058 places
  5. Vietnam with 8,120 places
  6. United States of America with 5,048 places
  7. Nepal with 4,714 places
  8. Hong Kong with 4,313 places
  9. Pakistan
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160,052 visa grants in 2020-21 Migration Program

2020-21 Migration Program Outcome.

According to the 2020-21 Migration Program report, 160,052 grants were finally made. 52 higher than the planned 160,000.

The majority were granted to applicants already onshore.

Family stream grants in 2020-21 Migration Program.

77,372 were delivered under the Family stream, which had previously allocated 77,300 places.… Read the rest

2019-20 Australian Migration Program Outcomes.

2019-20 Migration Program Outcomes.

The 2019-20 Australian Immigration program (1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020) was originally set with the total places available being capped at a ceiling of 160,000 for the year.

The final number of grants eventually came out at 153,537, with 140,366 from the skilled/family stream, … Read the rest

Partner Visa Planning Levels 2020/21

Australian Immigration Partner Visa Planning Levels.

The planning levels for the Partner visa category for the past three program years are as follows:

  • 2020-21: 72,300 places.
  • 2019-20: 39,799 places, 37,118 were granted.
  • 2018-19: 47,825 places, 39,918 were granted.

How many Permanent Partner Visas will be granted in 2020-21, from the Read the rest

2020-21 Australian Migration Program Planning Levels

2020-21 Migration program planning levels.

160,000 places have again been allocated, but with a big change between the Skilled and the Family Streams, with the Family stream increasing from about 30% to nearly 50% of the total.

The 2019-20 Australian Immigration program was capped at a ceiling of 160,000 for … Read the rest