The Occupation Ceiling is the limit on how many EOIs can be invited for skilled migration from an occupation group.
The ceiling values are set each program year and are based on a percentage of stock employment figures for each occupation. Employment figures are provided by the Australian Bureau of Statistics , and represent the number of people employed in Australia in each occupation.
Total invitations Issued corresponds to invitations to the following visas:
- Skilled Independent visa (Subclass 189)
- Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 491) – Family Sponsored
- Skilled Regional (Provisional) visa (Subclass 489) – Family Sponsored
Note that the information regarding occupation ceilings was removed from the Department of Home Affairs website on 6 August 2021. Read further information
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