Five Jobs which Granted Australia Permanent Residency Visas in 2017-2018

Australia is among the favorite destinations to settle down as a permanent resident because of the opportunities the government of Australia provides. There are lots of jobs which can give you the pathway to Australia Permanent Residency. Managers, professionals, and technicians are among the top major occupation groups that were granted with Skilled visas in 2017-2018. Let’s look into which occupations are on top granted with the majority of the skilled visas in 2017-2018.

Accountants followed by Registered Nurses, and Software Engineers, were on top last year that were granted with the highest numbers of Australia Permanent Residency visas, revealed by the new government figures.

The total outcome for 2017-18 of the Permanent Migration Program was 162,417 visas. Professionals, Managers, and Technicians were on top major occupation groups accounted for 68.4% of the total of 2017-18 outcome of the Migration Program. Here is the list of top five occupations granted with skilled visas in 2017-18.

  1. Accountants – 3505
  2. Software Engineer – 3112
  3. Registered Nurses – 1561
  4. Developer Programmer – 1487
  5. Cook – 1257

A total of 35,528 visas granted to the Employer Sponsored Category within the Skill stream. Out of 35,528 visas, 29,307 were granted under the ENS – Employer Nomination Scheme, and 6,221 were issued under RSMS – Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme.

More than 20.5% of the total outcome of the permanent residency program for 2017-18 came from India.

“33,310 visas out of 162,417 were granted to Indian citizens.”

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2 thoughts on “Five Jobs which Granted Australia Permanent Residency Visas in 2017-2018

  • December 12, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Hello sir,
    I am a farmer, i want to get agriculture visa to Australia. I saw in internet Australia is going to launch new agriculture visa.
    Australia requires more farmers so,they want to introduce new visa.
    Sir ,please can you tell me when the new agricultural visa will introduce.
    Your MARA agents know when will it introduce , i want to apply as soon as the introduce.

    • December 21, 2018 at 9:40 am

      Thank you for Reply. Sir, we don’t deal with Work Visa. We are into Immigration.


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