The table below shows statistics from 1 July 2019 – 29 February 2020.
|Expressions of Interest (EOI) submitted through SkillSelect||364|
|Invitations to apply for a SIV issued as a result of applicants being nominated by a state or territory government||338|
|Primary applications lodged||315|
|Primary visas granted (subject to regulations post 1 July 2015)||124|
|Primary visas granted (subject to regulations prior to 1 July 2015)||<5|
AUD11.690 billion has been invested in Complying Investments
The table below shows government sponsor distribution of the SIV for primary applicants from 1 July 2019 – 29 February 2020.
|STATE||EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST SUBMITTED THROUGH SKILLSELECT||INVITATIONS||APPLICATIONS LODGED||VISAS GRANTED (PRIOR TO 1 JULY 2015)||VISAS GRANTED (AFTER 1 JULY 2015)|
The table below shows the distribution of primary visa applications and visa grants for the top five source countries/regions from the commencement of the program (24 November 2012 – 29 February 2020)
|APPLICANTS – TOP 5 SOURCE COUNTRIES||% OF TOTAL VISA APPLICATIONS||GRANTS – TOP 5 SOURCE COUNTRIES||% OF TOTAL VISAS GRANTED|
|Hong Kong||4.9||Hong Kong||3.5|
Source: Department of Home Affairs