457 Visa Arrivals (July to October 2012)

Key Points:
– There are more 457 visa holders in Australia has increased by 13.5% year on year.
– Onshore visa lodgements has increased by 32.5% but recently has been increasing at a slower rate.
– 457 Visa visa holders at Oct 31 2012 was 101,970 an increase of 26.6% compared with the same period last year.
– UK is the top country for 457 visa holders (21%), followed by India (20%), Ireland (9%) and Philippines (7%)
– 51% of Visa grants are for Professionals followed by 26.3% technicians and Trade workers.

457 Visa Grants (July to October 2012)