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Migration programme statistics

The following table contains migration programme outcomes for 2010–11 to 2013–14 and planning levels for 2014–15.


Migration programme outcomes for 2010–11 to 2013–14 and planning levels for 2014–15
Category 2010–11
Outcome
2011–12
Outcome
2012–13
Outcome
2013–14
Outcome
2014–15
Planning level 8
Family stream
Partner1 41 994 45 150 46 325 47 752 47 825
Child2 3 300 3 700 3 850 3 850 3 885
Other family3 750 1 252 1 285 585 500
Parent4 8 499 8 502 8 725 8 925 8 675
Total family 54 543 58 604 60 185 61 112 60 885
Family as per cent of total programme 32.3% 31.7% 31.7% 32.2% 32.0%
Skill stream
Employer Sponsored5 44 345 46 554 47 740 47 450 48 250
RSMS (included above) 11 120 16 471 20 510 16 538
Skilled Independent 36 167 37 772 44 251 44 984 43 990
State and Territory Nominated 16 175 22 247 21 637 24 656
Skilled Regional 9 117 11 800 8 132 5 100
State/Territory and Regional Nominated6 28 850
Distinguished Talent 125 180 200 200 200
Business Innovation and Investment Programme7 7 796 7 202 7 010 6 160 7 260
1 November onshore 0 0 3 0 0
Total skill 113 725 125 755 128 973 128 550 128 550
Skill as per cent of total programme 67.4% 68.0% 67.9% 67.7% 67.7%
Total Special Eligibility 417 639 842 338 565
Total programme 168 685 184 998 190 000 190 000 190 000

Note:

  • Migration programme numbers do not include New Zealand citizens.
  • Outcome is the net outcome as cancelled visas are returned to the migration programme in the year that the visa is cancelled and places taken by provisional visa holders who do not subsequently obtain permanent visas are returned to the migration programme in the year that the provisional visas expire.

1 Includes spouse, fiancé and interdependent partners.

2 Includes child, adoption, dependant child and orphan relative.

3 Includes aged dependant, carer and remaining relatives.

4 Includes contributory and non-contributory parents.

5 Includes Employer Nomination Scheme and Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme.

6State and Territory Nominated and Skilled Regional categories have been amalgamated into the State/Territory and Regional Nominated category since 2013–14.

7 Known as business skills prior to July 2012.

8 Initial planning levels.

Last modified Wednesday 22 October 2014