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Australia Accepted record number of Immigrants in 12 months period in last 7 Years

By Rajneesh Kumar Posted 29, Dec 2017

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Australia has registered record immigration influx in last seven years. In one year to July 2017, Australia accepted largest number of people since 2009. The data in this regard has been revealed by Australian Bureau of Statistics. As per ABS, in 12 months to July, close to 245,000 immigrants landed in Australia, to make Australias population nearly 25 million.

Record Immigration Influx in Australia in period of 12 months

The data revealed by Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) clearly indicates the rising influx of immigrants in the land down under despite the relatively stern immigration rule and requirements implementation by the Oz government in last few months. Victoria and New South Wales are the states, which recorded largest boost in number of immigrants. Talking about the annual augment in overall percentage, there is an increase of 27 percent compared to last 12 months, led by Australian states of Victoria and New South Wales.

Skill Shortage forcing states to take up Skilled Workers

Australia is facing skill shortage across different states and territories. As a result, to fulfil the rising demands of labour market, Australian government invites applications from the highly skilled and talented workers and professionals from overseas. Australian government every year releases list of in demand occupations, i.e. Skilled Occupation lists, i.e. Medium and Long term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and Combined List of Eligible Occupations.

Moreover, different Australian states, i.e. South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria, etc. also release their own skilled occupation list to invite applications from suitable skilled workers from overseas. States nominate these applicants for skilled visas in Australia.

Ideal time to Apply Australian PR Visa

If you are a skilled worker, who aspire to get permanent residency in Australia, this is the perfect time to go for the same. At now Australia is in need of skilled and talented skilled workers, who could work in the high demand occupations and subsequently, contribute in the national economy and development.

Australia has got one of the best immigration system in the world, i.e. General Skilled Migration System. It is an online system that assess the eligibility of applicants based on their age, education, English proficiency, work experience, etc. criteria. As an applicant you need to score minimum 60 points to apply in the system for skilled PR visa.

Get inclusive Documentation assistance from Visas Avenue to apply PR Visa in Australia

If you are willing to get Permanent residency visa in Australia, Visas Avenue can provide your much needed documentation process assistance. Visas Avenue is associated with accredited Australia migration experts, who have experience to guide you in the whole documentation process.

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Rajneesh Kumar

Rajneesh Kumar is a well-known writer,blogger and content creator. His passion and expertise in writing content on Immigration, visa, political affairs, News, current affairs, etc. makes him one of the best professional writers around.

He has been creating the Immigration Content, i.e. Blogs, Articles, social media, videos, etc. for more than 5 years now.


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