The Department of Home Affairs have released information on 16 October 2020 under Freedom of Information request (FOI) providing information on Subclass 189 Skilled Independent Visa applications by occupation on hand as at 30 September 2020 and the number of visas granted for the period from 01 September 2020 to 30 September 2020.
According to the information, the following number of 189 visa applications on hand where client location is inside and outside of Australia, and visa granted during the above period:
|Visa Applications (Client Within Australia)||2,201|
|Visa Applications (Client Outside Australia)||1,066|
|Visa Applications Granted||92|
Some of the occupations for which the visa was granted include: Accountant, Civil Engineer, Food technologist, Physiotherapist, Midwife, Registered Nurse, Software Engineer, and Social Worker.
For more information on the occupations, click here.